Exactly, you wrapped it nicely.
In croatian it's similiar, only names (people, brands, companies...) and
some nouns can have capital letter, rest can't.
I'm not really sure if english doesn't have any caps rules or people
just ignore them for "style" sake.
From my point of view new All Caps Way is bad, but if it makes them
happy I really don't care.
Point is, don't transfer meaningless work onto others, make your changes
only in en_US without marking all of our strings "fuzzy" and we will all
stay happy. :)
I know everyone is sick and tired of mailing lists rant about this, but
this actually isn't first time this happened.
There wasn't much complaining about ~ to _ and that brought shitload of
unneeded fuzzy strings, but we all survived.
Let's not have this again.
13.12.2014. u 23:08, Michael Bauer je napisao/la:
That is precisely the point. Most locales are more specific with
regards to things like sentence case vs camel case. English just
changes its approach to this issue depending on the phase of the moon
and the number of ripe mangos in Florida. In German, you can't just
decide that suddently you're going to change the way caps work, German
rules are quite clear on the whole about what you can and cannot
capitalize and that's not a stylistic choice but rules that depend on
grammatical categories. Nouns, basically, can be capitalized. If it's
not a noun, forget it. No amount of stylistic filing in en-US will
change German spelling rules.
Same goes for Gaelic. Or indeed, Chinese, Hindi, Urdu, Marathi,
Georgian, Nepali etc which don't even have upper and lowercase
It seems very odd to think that just because en-US implements a
stylistic change, suddenly the rest of the planet has to follow suit.
Of *course* if there is a typo in en-US then it needs fixing but if
I've already localized the string then, unless the typo was
sense-changing, I don't care because I won't have copied the typo,
will I? I make my own typos ;)
Sgrìobh Khaled Hosny na leanas 13/12/2014 aig 21:45:
Huh? English (US) is the “source” language, changes to it should, by
default, be reflected in all other localisation, unless those changes
are not applicable to the target language, but this is the exception not
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