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Re: TRANSLATING: HACKING for translators?

From: Nicolás Lichtmaier <nick_at_reloco.com.ar>
Date: 2004-05-02 21:30:36 CEST

>Requirements for po files
>=========================
>
>Any po file used with Subversion - whether submitted to the project or
>used locally - must satisfy two conditions:
>
>1) po files must be UTF-8 encoded
>2) the empty string section (msgid "") must not contain a 'charset='
> string
>
>These requirements stem from the fact that Subversion uses UTF-8
>internally, some implementations translate to the active locale and the
>fact that bind_textdomain_codeset() is not portable accross
>implementations.
>
>

Isn't it the case that implementations who don't implement
bind_textdomain_codeset() doesn't perform any encoding convertion
either? If so, I doubt a "charset=UTF-8" would hurt. So I think the
requirement 2) should be removed because the enconding specification is
surely used by po-editting tools.

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