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Michael T. Dean
mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Sun Jan 8 03:06:21 UTC 2006
Jens Baumeister wrote:
>On 1/7/06, Michael T. Dean <mtdean at thirdcontact.com> wrote:
>>Chris Rouch wrote:
>>>It would also be nice to ignore the leading
>>>'The' (or 'Le', 'La', 'De', 'Het' etc.), so that e.g. The West Wing
>>>appears amongst the 'W's.
>>It does. It ignores "The", "A", and "An" (or their translations, as
>>appropriate). (Don't know fore sure when this went in--so it might not
>>be in 0.18--but it's definitely been in SVN for a _long_ time.)
>My 0.18.1 correctly ignores the "The", but it doesn't handle German
>articles - would be a nice touch if that's fixed in SVN. (Is it tied
>to the language setting?
Yes. It's using the translation. Do you have titles in multiple languages?
> "Die" is an article in German but obviously
>not in English - it's the opposite for "An" which should be treated as
>an article in English but not in German.)
The relevant message for the translation (in i18n/mythfrontend_de.ts) is:
<source>^(The |A |An )</source>
<translation>^(Der |Die |Das |Ein |Eine )</translation>
If there's a problem with this translation, please alert Oscar.
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