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Re: CVS: translate/gnome/desktop gcalctool.po
- To: Documentation and Translation <doc at arabeyes dot org>
- Subject: Re: CVS: translate/gnome/desktop gcalctool.po
- From: Abdulaziz Al-Arfaj <alarfaj0 at yahoo dot com>
- Date: Thu, 5 Aug 2004 21:42:48 -0700 (PDT)
--- Munzir Taha <munzirtaha at newhorizons dot com dot sa> wrote:
> > From: Abdulaziz Al-Arfaj (alarfaj)
> > Date: Thu Aug 5 21:56:09 2004
> > Modified Files:
> > gcalctool.po
> > Log Message:
> > 271 translated messages. 13 fuzzy messages.
> > Fuzzy messages include various boolean operators.
> > Examples are XOR, XNOR, NOT etc...
> > Could not translate the above precisely.
> Seriously you want to translate them? Oh my God!
Oh you better believe I want to translate them Munzir! :D, in fact, I'm
positive there already IS a translation for them. When I was in high
school back in Saudi Arabia, they certainly didnt teach us boolean
algebra in English. :)
The problem is in high school the only boolean operators they taught us
were AND, OR, IF, and IF AND ONLY IF. The more complex ones were left
out, but that surely doesnt mean there isn't an Arabic equivalent for
them. I say equivalent because this is boolean algebra, a fairly new
science. If this was plain algebra I wouldnt say 'equivalent', because
any Arabic term in that field will predate its European equivalents by
at least 500 years ;)
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