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[1.2.X] Fixed #14669 -- corrected an ungrammatical sentence in the in…

…ternationalization docs. Thanks to steveire for the report.

Backport of [14539] from trunk.

git-svn-id: http://code.djangoproject.com/svn/django/branches/releases/1.2.X@14540 bcc190cf-cafb-0310-a4f2-bffc1f526a37
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Gabriel Hurley authored
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  1. +3 −3 docs/topics/i18n/internationalization.txt
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@@ -87,13 +87,13 @@ The strings you pass to ``_()`` or ``ugettext()`` can take placeholders,
specified with Python's standard named-string interpolation syntax. Example::
def my_view(request, m, d):
- output = _('Today is %(month)s, %(day)s.') % {'month': m, 'day': d}
+ output = _('Today is %(month)s %(day)s.') % {'month': m, 'day': d}
return HttpResponse(output)
This technique lets language-specific translations reorder the placeholder
-text. For example, an English translation may be ``"Today is November, 26."``,
+text. For example, an English translation may be ``"Today is November 26."``,
while a Spanish translation may be ``"Hoy es 26 de Noviembre."`` -- with the
-placeholders (the month and the day) with their positions swapped.
+the month and the day placeholders swapped.
For this reason, you should use named-string interpolation (e.g., ``%(day)s``)
instead of positional interpolation (e.g., ``%s`` or ``%d``) whenever you
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