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Re: man pages for Subversion

From: Branko Čibej <brane_at_wandisco.com>
Date: Thu, 15 Aug 2013 08:05:52 +0200

On 14.08.2013 23:42, Thomas Åkesson wrote:
> On 14 aug 2013, at 20:47, Mattias Engdegård <mattiase_at_bredband.net> wrote:
>> 12 aug 2013 kl. 12.38 skrev Julian Foad:
>>> Hi James. I have one thing to throw into the mix, which you might be interested in looking at. I experimented a few months ago with generating both the C help strings and man pages from an XML source file. My patch to do this is attached; it is complete and and usable, although not finished or quite how I would want it.
>> How about including the marked-up source in the svn binary (as C constant strings) and do the rendering at run time, when the user does "svn help"? Otherwise, it would be tricky to handle translations properly - the translator must work on the marked-up text and it should be possible to try out new translations without rebuilding the binaries.
> Is that possible today?

Of course. You can, for example, take an installed Subversion and
replace one of its .mo files, and it'll pick up the new translations.

If that doesn't work, I'd like to know about it because it'd be a
serious bug in how we use gettext.

-- Brane

Branko Čibej | Director of Subversion
WANdisco // Non-Stop Data
e. brane_at_wandisco.com
Received on 2013-08-15 08:06:28 CEST

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