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Re: gettext util

From: Carles Pina i Estany
Subject: Re: gettext util
Date: Sat, 27 Mar 2010 00:59:17 +0000
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.20 (2009-06-14)


On Mar/27/2010, Carles Pina i Estany wrote:

> > According to gettext manual usage messages must be internationalised on
> > per-option basis to allow reuse of e.g. --help desciption and to avoid
> > the whole big message to be marked as fuzzy if only one option changes.
> I'm surprised, specially because if I get the gettext project as a
> reference:
> They are not doing. Other projects that I can remember where my LUG has
> done things (e.g. tar) is not done in this way.

not doing it has another problem: alignment.

Certainly, not doing it has the problem that you have spotted (changing
one option will mark everything has fuzzy).

Just I wanted to point to it.

Carles Pina i Estany

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