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Re: gettext string translation in libsvn_fs_*/tree.c

From: Philip Martin <philip_at_codematters.co.uk>
Date: 2005-02-27 18:08:06 CET

"Erik Huelsmann" <e.huelsmann@gmx.net> writes:

> Ok. I remember again:
>
> We decided to translate all output (including errors), except those which
> travel over the network.
>
> This means that all libraries can translate their messages, but server
> applications should prevent setting LC_MESSAGES to anything but "C"/"POSIX".
>
> Am I correct here?

I don't know, but we should document it somewhere, even if only in the
code. What's the problem with sending translated error messages over
the network? Is it to avoid giving the client translations that don't
match the client's locale? Is it a problem with the encoding of the
translations?

-- 
Philip Martin
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