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Re: Suggestions for po.m4

From: Stepan Kasal
Subject: Re: Suggestions for po.m4
Date: Tue, 22 Feb 2005 18:19:09 +0100
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Hi Bruno,

On Tue, Feb 22, 2005 at 05:47:28PM +0100, Bruno Haible wrote:
> "cleaned up" is a pejorative term.

sorry, I didn't meant it this way.
I often suggest changes which are functionally equivalent, though I find
them nicer; I call such patches "cleanup" to emphasize that they don't
fix any bug.

I understand these changes were not according to your taste.
I apologize for bothering.

> In intltool's syntax, the extent of these tags is not clear. Do they

> >     [type: xyz] src/file.c

this one applies only to the file to which it is prepended.

> >     [encoding: UTF-8]

this is a global one, supposed to be at the top of the file.

> this syntax does not appear to be very appropriate for structured
> information. Poor man's XML, I would say. Do you have a better proposal?

Sure, I don't like the syntax either.  I just thought it could help if GNU
gettext were able to ignore it.  (Kind of similar to the "rm -f messages.po"
in po.m4.)

Sorry for the annoying message,

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