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Re: [help-texinfo] Re: coding systems vs. info files

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: [help-texinfo] Re: coding systems vs. info files
Date: Sun, 12 Feb 2006 06:28:17 +0200

> From: Miles Bader <address@hidden>
> Date: Sun, 12 Feb 2006 07:03:10 +0900
> Cc: address@hidden, address@hidden
> address@hidden (Karl Berry) writes:
> > Right, it should not use LANG for output (this is nothing new), but
> > neither I nor anyone has implemented it yet.  (Bruno informed me it is
> > not so easy to switch languages in gettext, unfortunately, which is what
> > it boils down to.)
> Hmm, I thought there was a function "dgettext" to allow explicitly
> specifying the language for a given lookup.

The problem is that makeinfo also has its messages to the user which
should be displayed in the current locale's language.  So it needs to
change the language back and forth, depending on the output stream.
And that is something gettext doesn't like too much.

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