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Re: client side l10n: remaining issues?

From: Peter N. Lundblad <lundblad_at_linux.nu>
Date: 2004-04-20 19:30:35 CEST

On Tue, 20 Apr 2004, [UTF-8] Branko ─^Libej wrote:

> Peter N. Lundblad wrote:
>
> >When I worked on OpenJade some years ago, we used gettext for l10n, but
> >not on Windows. INstead, we used a script to put the translations in
> >Windows resource files. We could do womething similar, and compile each
> >translation into its own DLL. Then we wouldn't need the gettext runtime at
> >all. ONe would still need the tools for development however.
> >
> >
> Please no, that's a most horrible idea. Gettext is more than just
> message translation; you'd have to reimplement the whole ngettext logic
> on Windows, for example, and we _don't_ want to have this kind of code
> in Subversion.
>
Good point if we ever use ngettext. Is that available in more gettexts
than GNU gettext?

//Peter

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