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Re: IRC client for Emacs

From: Karl Eichwalder
Subject: Re: IRC client for Emacs
Date: Thu, 22 Aug 2002 02:14:51 +0200
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Noah Friedman <address@hidden> writes:

> So if someone changed the (english) format string in the source code,
> suddenly none of the other catalogs would work anymore for that
> message.

The GNU gettext philosophy is: Better some English messages than
outdated translations.  Often you cannot say where a stylistic change
ends and where content correction start the translator must take into

Thanks for explaining the background of the implementation -- looks

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