Problems with translatable strings

Gustavo Henrique Milaré gugamilare at
Tue Feb 14 13:41:39 CST 2012


I've encountered some issues while translating Wine to Brazilian Portuguese.

The first one is in string number 24 (line 150 in wine.pot) which is
related to wine control. When you open "wine control" and select the icon
"Add/remove programs", the status bar shows

"Allows you to install new software, or remove existing software"

while the string in wine.pot file reads

"Allows you to install new software, or remove existing software from your

Is there any reason for limiting the number of visible characters in wine
control's status bar? If there is, then it would be better to use a smaller
string instead.

There are also problems in strings number 119 (line 547) and number 494
(line 2075). The resource file doesn't allow enough space for the
appropriate translations ("Vermelho:" and "Adicionar Propósito...",

Gustavo Henrique Milaré
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