[Scummvm-devel] Re : Fwd: About Spanish Quickstart.txt

Jordi Vilalta Prat jvprat at jvprat.com
Tue Oct 25 11:46:39 CEST 2011


Hi all,

2011/10/25 Bertrand Augereau:
> Salut Thierry, hi team,
>
> we had the same problem with git at work, we thought we could leave with it,
> then it propagated in other tools through other filesystems and protocols.
> I strongly think all filenames should be 7bit ascii to avoid problems that
> are uninteresting and hard to solve regarding the MANY platforms we support
> and work with :)

I've just renamed the file so it doesn't contain non-ANSI characters.
Originally I committed it with the name it was attached to the patch
tracker, but it seems it was a bad idea. At least we've learned
something today :)

> Cheers,
> Bertrand
> ________________________________
> De : Thierry Crozat <criezy at scummvm.org>
> À : scummvm-devel.lists.sourceforge.net devel
> <scummvm-devel at lists.sourceforge.net>
> Envoyé le : Mardi 25 Octobre 2011 1h42
> Objet : [Scummvm-devel] Fwd: About Spanish Quickstart.txt
>
> Hi Team,
> Currently there is one file in the git repository that use accentuated
> letters (the Spanish translation of the QuickStart file: "Incio rápido"). In
> theory the french translation should also use an accentuated letter but I
> was wary to do so. So I would like to get your opinion: should we avoid
> using accentuated letters in the file names (in which case I will rename the
> Spanish QuickStart file) or is it fine?
> To help with the discussion I would like to mention two issues.
> The first one is the one described below by the Spanish translator: the
> accentuated letter is not displayed correctly in the Windows installer (and
> Tomás clarified in a follow up email that the issue is with the 32 bit
> Windows installer provided by Kirben). Note that I know nothing about this
> installer and it might be easy to solve the issue without renaming the file
> in the repository.
> The second issue was discussed on IRC today and is that on HFS+ volumes (I
> saw it on MacOS X) the file name is decomposed and this causes git to list
> the file twice with different names ("doc/es/Incio r\303\241pido" and
> "doc/es/Incio ra\314\201pido", the second one being flagged as untracked).
> This is not critical since it does not prevent working with the file but it
> is a bit annoying to always have one file listed as untracked by git. And I
> guess other OS might have issues as well.
>
> Thierry
> Début du message réexpédié :
>
> De : Tomás Maidagan
> Date : 23 octobre 2011 20:59:46 UTC+01:00
> À : criezy at scummvm.org
> Objet : About Spanish Quickstart.txt
>
> Hi, Thierry.
>
> I've been checking the recent daily builds and I've noticed that the name of
> the Spanish version of 'Quickstart.txt', which was originally called 'Inicio
> rápido.txt', has a problem: in the second word, instead of the letter with
> the accent, there's a weird symbol. It seems there was a problem with the
> accents when the file was included in the Spanish installer, so I'm letting
> you know to make sure it's fixed in the final version.
>
> [...]
>
> Regards,
> Tomás
>
>
>
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