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Re: [PATCH] Get msgid bug address into .pot file

From: Ben Reser <ben_at_reser.org>
Date: 2004-05-05 17:11:19 CEST

On Wed, May 05, 2004 at 10:41:41AM +0200, Peter N. Lundblad wrote:
> 0.12 according to the NEWS file. It was released in May 2003. I use
> Debian, so I had 0.10.something, which doesn't support -U on msgmerge, so
> I updated to the latest 0.14.1.
> > Is there a 'reasonable' minimal version to require for translators?
> >
> Since we already require GNU gettext, couldn't we also require the version
> that provides an option that we use. Seems to be 0.12 for the moment.

I'm -1 on requiring gettext 0.12 for such a minimal feature. We already
have fairly high requirements. Let's not pile one more on the heap for
something that is pretty unimportant.

If you want to detect gettext 0.12 with configure and use that feature
that's fine. Just don't require it.

Ben Reser <ben@reser.org>
"Conscience is the inner voice which warns us somebody may be looking."
- H.L. Mencken
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