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Re: Stripping 'charset=' from po files [the sequal]

From: Branko Čibej <brane_at_xbc.nu>
Date: 2004-05-14 01:32:18 CEST

Greg Hudson wrote:

>On Thu, 2004-05-13 at 18:11, Branko Čibej wrote:
>>If indeed bind_textdomain_codeset is a GNUism, and if we can avoid the
>>need to use it by stripping the charset bit from the .po files /and/
>>expect all gettext implementations to behave in the same way afterwards
>>(i.e., not try to translate anything), then let's do that.
>Why? It sounds like it's harder and more annoying than using
>bind_textdomain_codeset when available.
Because AFAIK a gettext implementation can both /not/ have
bind_textdomain_codeset /and/ automatically translate the messages to
the local encoding, which would break things for us most annoyingly.

-- Brane

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