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Re: gettext feature request

From: Lawrence Velázquez
Subject: Re: gettext feature request
Date: Sat, 31 Jul 2021 16:57:32 -0400
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On Sat, Jul 31, 2021, at 4:17 PM, Jean-Jacques Brucker wrote:
> The advantage of adding such variable is that we could use more easily 
> different mo files in a same bash execution :
> (at least) one "legacy" (for /$"..."/) and (at least) one 'C-strings' 
> (for /$'...'/), which could then be shared with a C program (For example 
> lazy people could then reuse coreutils mo files, as they contain lot of 
> frequently-used-everywhere strings, while using their own mo file for 
> "legacy" strings).

I'm a little confused.  My impression was that this hypothetical
option would *disable expansion* in $"...", not *enable translation*
in $'...'.  I wasn't under the impression that reappropriating
$'...' for translation was on the table?


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