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Re: Language negotiation and localization of server-generated messages (see URL!)

From: Nicolás Lichtmaier <nick_at_reloco.com.ar>
Date: 2005-06-02 20:55:46 CEST

Daniel L. Rall wrote:

>>I'd be interested in hearing feedback on the current "Translations on
>>the server" section of the document:
>[removed stale text]
>Please see the above URL for the latest version of the text.

In that document you wrote:

>Nicolás Lichtmaier wrote something along the lines of the module
>referenced in the "Possible implementation" section
><http://svn.haxx.se/dev/archive-2004-04/0788.shtml>, which has been
>committed to the server-l10n branch. However, it depends upon the GNU
>gettext .mo format, and the GNU implementation may not be available on
>all platforms (unless re-implemented). This module will need to be
>enhanced or replaced, ideally completely obviating the need for
>linkage against a platform's own gettext implementation.

You seem to imply that my code depends in some way on GNU gettext code.
That's not true. Of course there's a dependency on msgfmt for creating
the .mo files, but that's already the case in Subversion. Using an
accepted file format for message catalogs is not a downside, is a plus!

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