[MPlayer-DOCS] nouns and <application>

Diego Biurrun diego at biurrun.de
Sat Jun 26 13:47:07 CEST 2004

Torinthiel writes:
> I have a question about different forms of nouns and <application> tag.
> I know that in English, when you use i.e. "MPlayer's" the "'s" is
> outside <application> tags. But what about other languages, where there
> are more forms and they aren't obviously seprarated?
> I.e. in polish we have MPlayer, MPlayera, MPlayerowi, MPlayerem and so
> on.
> How should these suffixes be treated?
> <application>MPlayer</application>a or
> <application>MPlayera</application>?
> I prefer the second form, because the suffix is an integral part of the
> word (just like i.e. run -> running or sleep -> slept in English) but I
> don't know what the standards are.

I don't think there is a good hard rule for this, you will have to use
whatever you consider most appropiate for Polish.  I'm fine with
either, but if you prefer the second form, go for it.


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