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Re: lynx-dev Re: Oui/Non (was: structured description of lynx.cfg settin

From: dickey
Subject: Re: lynx-dev Re: Oui/Non (was: structured description of lynx.cfg settings)
Date: Tue, 4 May 1999 16:56:48 -0400 (EDT)

> On Tue, May 04, 1999 at 07:21:50AM -0500, Klaus Weide wrote: 
> > On Tue, 4 May 1999, Webmaster Jim wrote: 
> > > >     char *msg_yes = gettext("yes"); 
> > > >     char *msg_no  = gettext("no"); 
> > > Now I'm not sure if this works with NLS properly. I originally tested 
> > > without changing QUIT_DEFAULT_YES to FALSE. Now trying this with 
> > > LANG=de, QUIT_DEFAULT_YES=FALSE, and Klaus' de.po file, the german 
> > > question to quit comes up, but "j" is not accepted while "y" is. So the 
> > > behaviour of char *msg_yes = gettext("yes") must not be consistent. 
> > I don't think the file has 'msgid "yes"' and 'msgid "no"' entries, it is 
> > older than that. 
> So if the message string is unavailable, shouldn't Lynx display the 
> proper choices that do work? 

Not necessarily - the TOUPPER may not work properly (if your locale support
is broken).  But I didn't see a better way to implement it.

(TOLOWER is almost guaranteed to not work ;-)

Thomas E. Dickey

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