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Re: Iterating over variable using AC_DEFINE to get HAVE_FOO_varitem (sim

From: Keith Marshall
Subject: Re: Iterating over variable using AC_DEFINE to get HAVE_FOO_varitem (similar to AC_CHECK_HEADERS)
Date: Tue, 18 May 2010 21:25:54 +0100
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On Tuesday 18 May 2010 21:10:00 Eric Blake wrote:
> On 05/18/2010 05:58 AM, Keith Marshall wrote:
> > Of course, if your target is MS-Windows, it doesn't support
> > catgets or gettext OOTB, and even if you adopt one of the
> > available ports, it is likely that the user will neither know
> > nor think to set appropriate LC_* environment variables to
> > control language choice; he/she will more likely just expect the
> > language choice to come from the settings in the Windows Control
> > Panel.
> But gettext 0.18 (released this month) is smart enough to honor
> the settings from the Windows Control Panel if the user did not
> set language environment variables.  In other words, Bruno has
> done a great job in making gettext do the right thing, if you just
> use it.

I did say, in my footnote, that I thought he might have done this.  I 
did so too, in the man port for MinGW.  Perhaps I should have folded 
that into MinGW's catgets implementation too; something to consider 
for a future release.


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