Using revnumber in book.xml

Dongsheng Song at
Wed Apr 1 08:39:14 CDT 2009

2009/4/1 Jens Seidel <jensseidel at>:
> 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.

Your method not suite for this case, because the string require translation,
here is the Chinese translation:

<subtitle>(编译自 $$)</subtitle>

Dongsheng Song

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