Using revnumber in book.xml

Jens Seidel jensseidel at
Wed Apr 1 06:44:38 CDT 2009

On Wed, Apr 01, 2009 at 04:27:47PM +0800, Dongsheng Song wrote:
> Currently, we use entities from dynamic version.xml:
> <subtitle>(Compiled from &svn.l10n_revision;&ovn.version;)</subtitle>
> This works fine in XML based translation, but in PO based translation,
> this string become fuzzy when every commit !
> On the other hand, we should use the  last changed version, not the latest
> version, so I suggest use a replaceable macro, for example:
>     <subtitle>(Compiled from $$)</subtitle>
> The Makefile replace $$ with proper value at runtime.
> Any comments ?

This works even simpler. Include all strings which change often and do not
require translation (such as your &;, static URLs, ...) into a
special XML file which gets included in the document and tell po4a to simple
ignore this file.

No Makefile magic required.


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