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Re: guile and i10n

From: Han-Wen Nienhuys
Subject: Re: guile and i10n
Date: Thu, 1 Jan 2009 16:20:12 -0200

On Thu, Jan 1, 2009 at 2:39 PM, Nicolas Sceaux <address@hidden> wrote:

>>> Huh, the only definition of _i that I find in the sources is
>>> (defmacro-public _i (x) x)
>>> What is the point of that? Shouldn't it expand into the result of a call
>>> to gettext?
>> The string needs to be marked so it can be extracted form the source
>> code by other tools.
> oops ok.
> The following is an ugly hack, but seems to do the job:
> (defmacro-public define-music-function (args signature . body)
>  (if (and (pair? body) (pair? (car body)) (eqv? '_i (caar body)))
>     (let ((docstring (gettext (cadar body)))
>           (body (cdr body)))

looks good to me.  I am not really sure if we need the gettext call,
though - since we need them for dumping documentation, it will be just
as easy to do gettext when writing .texi.

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