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Opened 6 years ago

Closed 6 years ago

#41653 closed defect (bug) (fixed)

There should be a space before the : character in french

Reported by: greganeclegor's profile greganeclegor Owned by: johnbillion's profile johnbillion
Milestone: 4.9 Priority: normal
Severity: normal Version: 1.2
Component: I18N Keywords: has-patch
Focuses: Cc:

Attachments (3)

41653.diff (1.2 KB) - added by audrasjb 6 years ago.
Patch first proposition for #41653
41653.2.diff (1.1 KB) - added by audrasjb 6 years ago.
Small correction: normal space after ":" instead of unbreakable
41653.3.diff (1.3 KB) - added by SergeyBiryukov 6 years ago.

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Change History (11)

#1 @johnbillion
6 years ago

  • Component changed from Formatting to I18N
  • Keywords needs-patch good-first-bug added
  • Version changed from 4.8 to 1.2

Thanks for the ticket, @greganeclegor.

This function is a terribly old one, which looks like it's full of bugs. For example, it assumes that meta values are strings. I would recommend writing your own function which just outputs what you need.

That said, a patch which changes $key: into something like _x( '%s:', 'Post custom field name' ) would be welcome.

#2 @audrasjb
6 years ago

  • Keywords has-patch added; needs-patch removed


Thanks greganeclegor for the ticket. I’m french and a member of the fr_FR polyglots team :)

This is a patch proposal for this ticket.
I simply add a internationalized separator and I included it in the output.

I hope that everything is okay, this is my very first patch. I tried to follow WP coding standards and I tried to read a lot before coding. But I wont be surprised if I did some mistakes… I hope that my git .diff is okay too.

Let me know if anything is wrong, I'll be happy to do better the next time.

Best regards,

6 years ago

Patch first proposition for #41653

6 years ago

Small correction: normal space after ":" instead of unbreakable

#3 @johnbillion
6 years ago

  • Owner set to johnbillion
  • Status changed from new to reviewing

#4 @johnbillion
6 years ago

Thanks for the patch.

It would be preferable if this whole string was localised, but the <span> element complicates this. I think 41653.2.diff is about as good as this will get.

#5 @johnbillion
6 years ago

  • Keywords good-first-bug removed
  • Milestone changed from Awaiting Review to 4.9

#6 @audrasjb
6 years ago

@johnbillion thanks for reviewing.
As a PTE I was sad to have to do it this way but it was more complicated to deal with that markup, and it hope translators will understand it with the explanation provided in the string.

Version 0, edited 6 years ago by audrasjb (next)

#7 @SergeyBiryukov
6 years ago

41653.2.diff is a good start. Some things to consider:

  • We can't change existing filter's parameters like that, new parameters should come at the end.
  • Translatable strings should not include any trailing spaces, as they can be accidentally removed.
  • It's better to translate %s:, as suggested in comment:1, than a standalone separator.

41653.3.diff implements comment:1.

#8 @SergeyBiryukov
6 years ago

  • Resolution set to fixed
  • Status changed from reviewing to closed

In 41583:

I18N: Allow for post custom field name in the_meta() to be translated, e.g. to insert a non-breaking space before the colon.

Props audrasjb, johnbillion.
Fixes #41653.

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