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Re: Gettext real issues

From: Nicolás Lichtmaier <nick_at_reloco.com.ar>
Date: 2004-04-01 06:16:50 CEST

>This whole conversation is interesting, but beside the point. The
>accepted solution in situations like this is that the server sends a
>structured message in some common language (usually english), and the
>client is responsible for translating it, and if it cannot, it shows the
>original. The beauty of gettext is that you don't have to use obscure
>message codes.
>I will veto any solution that requires the server to translate messages
>into a zillion different languages on the grounds that it is abominable. :-)

Isn't subversion supposed to be an implementation of a standard
protocol? (DeltaV, DAV)

Someday there could be other clients accessing the repository. How will
they get localized messages with your approach?

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