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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 22:50:05 CEST

>>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!
>But is that file format the same in non-GNU gettext implementations? Else
>we start depending on GNU gettext, and can't use the systems's gettext

Oh, you are right. I've missed that. The .mo format is gettext specific.

But I see no other way. System implementations work with a per-process
locale. The only option I see other than forcing GNU's gettext
everywhere is to fork a child for each locale and delegate gettext
invocation to these childs...

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