[mb-i18n] Internationalization for lists
greycat at altlinux.org
Thu Apr 16 22:51:58 UTC 2009
>> Something that came up on IRC but needed more discussion is how to
>> handle lists of items, in a human readable form. In English, one would
>> write, for example:
>> Foo & Bar
>> Foo, Bar & Baz
>> With any more than 3 items, we join them together with commas except the
>> last item. Saddly, I only speak English, so I don't know how this
>> construct looks in other languages.
>> Does anyone have any thoughts on this?
It's generally the same in Russian, although "&" is replaced with "и".
Just joining things using ", " is also acceptable, and, sometimes even
preferred as it looks more formal.
WBR, Mikhail Yakshin
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