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Fuzzy Entries

   Each PO file entry may have a set of "attributes", which are
qualities given a name and explicitely associated with the translation,
using a special system comment.  One of these attributes has the name
`fuzzy', and entries having this attribute are said to have a fuzzy
translation.  They are called fuzzy entries, for short.

   Fuzzy entries, even if they account for translated entries for most
other purposes, usually call for revision by the translator.  Those may
be produced by applying the program `msgmerge' to update an older
translated PO files according to a new PO template file, when this tool
hypothesises that some new `msgid' has been modified only slightly out
of an older one, and chooses to pair what it thinks to be the old
translation for the new modified entry.  The slight alteration in the
original string (the `msgid' string) should often be reflected in the
translated string, and this requires the intervention of the
translator.  For this reason, `msgmerge' might mark some entries as
being fuzzy.

   Also, the translator may decide herself to mark an entry as fuzzy
for her own convenience, when she wants to remember that the entry has
to be later revisited.  So, some commands are more specifically related
to fuzzy entry processing.

     Find the next fuzzy entry.

     Find the previous fuzzy entry.

     Remove the fuzzy attribute of the current entry.

   The commands `f' (`po-next-fuzzy') and `M-f' (`po-previous-fuzzy')
move forwards or backwards, chasing for a fuzzy entry.  If none is
found, the search is extended and wraps around in the PO file buffer.

   The command `<TAB>' (`po-unfuzzy') removes the fuzzy attribute
associated with an entry, usually leaving it translated.  Further, if
the variable `po-auto-select-on-unfuzzy' has not the `nil' value, the
`<TAB>' command will automatically chase for another interesting entry
to work on.  The initial value of `po-auto-select-on-unfuzzy' is `nil'.

   The initial value of `po-auto-fuzzy-on-edit' is `nil'.  However, if
the variable `po-auto-fuzzy-on-edit' is set to `t', any entry edited
through the `<RET>' command is marked fuzzy, as a way to ensure some
kind of double check, later.  In this case, the usual paradigm is that
an entry becomes fuzzy (if not already) whenever the translator
modifies it.  If she is satisfied with the translation, she then uses
`<TAB>' to pick another entry to work on, clearing the fuzzy attribute
on the same blow.  If she is not satisfied yet, she merely uses `<SPC>'
to chase another entry, leaving the entry fuzzy.

   The translator may also use the `<DEL>' command
(`po-fade-out-entry') over any translated entry to mark it as being
fuzzy, when she wants to easily leave a trace she wants to later return
working at this entry.

   Also, when time comes to quit working on a PO file buffer with the
`q' command, the translator is asked for confirmation, if fuzzy string
still exists.

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