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Re: gnulib and i18n

From: Vladimir 'φ-coder/phcoder' Serbinenko
Subject: Re: gnulib and i18n
Date: Tue, 18 Sep 2012 10:54:20 +0200
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On 01.09.2012 20:47, Paul Eggert wrote:

> On 09/01/2012 02:23 AM, Nguyen Thai Ngoc Duy wrote:
>> every program that uses gnulib must run xgettext on
>> gnulib source code
> Yes, that's how it works now.
>> Should gnulib generate .pot and maintain its own translations?
> That's been proposed, yes, but nobody's gotten around to doing
> it.

Wrong. http://www.gnu.org/software/gnulib/manual/gnulib.html#Localization
So such a system exists but unfortunately it seems abandoned and uploads
to TP are unfrequent (http://translationproject.org/domain/gnulib.html).
Because of this I'm somewhat reluctant to use it myself.

>  Translators have to deal with the problem of
> shared strings independently of gnulib so the problem is not
> as big a deal as one might at first think.

Vladimir 'φ-coder/phcoder' Serbinenko

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