bugGNU nano - Bugs: bug #24349, trailing dots in statusbar messages


bug #24349: trailing dots in statusbar messages

Submitted by:  Jordi Mallach <jordi>
Submitted on:  Mon 22 Sep 2008 09:05:12 PM UTC  
Severity: 2 - MinorStatus: Fixed
Assigned to: Benno Schulenberg <bens>Open/Closed: Closed

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Sun 23 Feb 2014 10:21:47 AM UTC, comment #3:

I've opted for the reverse fix. These messages don't report in telegram style a status of a toggle, the position of the cursor, or some other situation -- they are sentences that address the user. And especially since the first half of each of these ends with a period, it looks odd that the second half doesn't. So I have added periods to all of them.

Benno Schulenberg <bens>
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Sun 15 Feb 2009 08:05:54 PM UTC, comment #2:

Hey Chris,

This is totally 2.1.10 material, don't worry.

Jordi Mallach <jordi>
Project Administrator
Sun 15 Feb 2009 07:22:57 PM UTC, comment #1:

Hey Jordi,

Sorry for the delay here. I already submitted 2.1.9's strings to the TP so I could get it released today or tomorrow given how broken 2.1.8 was, but I'll apply this just after the release.

Chris Allegretta <astyanax>
Project Administrator
Mon 22 Sep 2008 09:05:12 PM UTC, original submission:

While translating new strings in 2.1.6, I noticed a few strings had a trailing full stop while most statusbar messages never have punctuation marks, barring exclamations in some of them.

The attached trivial patch harmonises the new "Internal error" messages.

Jordi Mallach <jordi>
Project Administrator


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    Date Changed By Updated Field Previous Value => Replaced By
    Sun 23 Feb 2014 10:21:47 AM UTCbensStatusNone=>Fixed
      Assigned toastyanax=>bens
    Sun 15 Feb 2009 07:22:57 PM UTCastyanaxAssigned toNone=>astyanax
    Mon 22 Sep 2008 09:05:13 PM UTCjordiAttached File-=>Added diff, #16542

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