Subject: Re: [boost] Fw: [locale] Formal review of Boost.Locale library
From: Fabio Fracassi (f.fracassi_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-04-14 18:23:47
On 14/4/2011 23:59, Ryou Ezoe wrote:
> Please, Don't start plural handling system.
> It's bad for localization.
> Plural should not be handled by software which will be localized to
> all known languages.
Absolutely not, I consider this one core feature of any localization
library, because it insulates me from some hard problems (there are
languages with more than one plural form, for example) which I really
don't want to care about.
> You can use.
> I have 2 shirt(s).
I'd consider any software that uses such messages at best sloppily
written and at worst broken or outdated.
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