[cfe-commits] r59803 - in /cfe/trunk:

Sebastian Redl sebastian.redl at getdesigned.at
Fri Nov 21 08:52:57 PST 2008

Chris Lattner wrote:
> On Nov 21, 2008, at 4:23 AM, Sebastian Redl wrote:
>> I was planning to implement a modifier that works like this:
>> "We have %0 %c0{1:mouse|:mice}"
>> i.e. a simple case statement. ("case parameter 0 in") The modifer 
>> picks an
>> integral argument and executes the case. It could be more complicated 
>> for
>> languages that, say, have different forms for 0, 1, 2, and more cases:
>> "%c0{0:something|1:somethingelse|2:yetanotherthing|:finaloption}"
> Sure, this works for me.  A few requests: please use a longer modifier 
> name than "c" (I don't have any specific suggestions though).  My 
> intent is for tricky things to use longer names (like 'select') and 
> very few but common things to use short names like 's'.
>    Second, please consider supporting ranges: %whatever{3-7:blah}, so 
> we can handle Polish:
> http://www.gnu.org/software/automake/manual/gettext/Plural-forms.html
Actually, I'll have to make this even more complex, because you'd need a 
very large number of ranges with the repeating pattern in Polish.
> Third, please make sure you have a testcase for this so that we know 
> if something breaks.
Of course.


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