On the other hand, there are variables like
that really should not be translated.
This search reveals a few of them:
So maybe the wiki should have said:
• *<X>*, where X is a word in uppercase letters, is *normally* a variable
which should not be translated. Some examples are <FIELDNAME>, <FIELD>,
<LOGICOPERATOR> and <VALUE>.
• *<FILENAME>* is NOT a variable, though, and you should translate it!
But let us get some input from people with knowledge on the subject. :-)
2014-11-29 1:53 GMT+01:00 Jesper Hertel <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
Hi Mihkel and everybody else,
I have not changed anything in that sentence, and I actually wondered
something similar when I saw it.
It is only mentioned once in the entire UI for 4.4, in this complete
Here is the search:
In Norwegian Bokmål and German it has been translated. In Swedish, French
and Danish it has not been translated.
It does not make much sense to put the string <FILENAME> up on Pootle for
translation, if it should not be translated, so that speaks for that it
should actually be translated – contrary to the instructions on
Could someone knowledgeable on the subject tell us whether it should be
translated or not?
2014-11-28 9:48 GMT+01:00 Mihkel Tõnnov <email@example.com>:
Hi Jesper, *,
Is <FILENAME> really a variable that will be replaced with something?
IIRC it's shown to user literally, and thus should be translated...
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