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Re: i18n/gettext?

From: Karl Eichwalder
Subject: Re: i18n/gettext?
Date: Tue, 11 Dec 2001 07:00:35 +0100
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Paul Eggert <address@hidden> writes:

>>     > Why should it matter to translators what encoding to use for
>>     > the translated strings?

Another possibility is to convert the messages at installation time; the
forthcoming GNU gettext package will offer msgconv for those purposes.
msgconv makes use of iconv.

> Or they may want to use 'grep' on them.
> If the files use a private Emacs encoding, these other tools won't
> work properly.


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