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Re: Fwd: A system for localizing documentation strings

From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: Fwd: A system for localizing documentation strings
Date: Fri, 27 Jul 2007 11:53:00 +0200
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"Stephen J. Turnbull" <address@hidden> writes:

> Eli Zaretskii writes:
>  > I didn't know gettext supported message strings in comments.  Does
>  > it?
> gettext() itself obviously doesn't, since comments aren't executable.
> Extraction tools like xgettext should, they aren't supposed to parse
> the text beyond the _() macro.

It is not required to use xgettext for message extraction, you can just
as easily roll your own.  It should be trivial to extend make-docfile to
emit POT files as well.


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