pot generation

Nicolas Goutte nicolasg at snafu.de
Fri Jun 17 23:08:16 BST 2005

On Friday 17 June 2005 14:08, David Faure wrote:
> On Friday 17 June 2005 13:47, Jonathan Riddell wrote:
> > I'm investigating .pot file generation to get KDE into Ubuntu's
> > Rosetta web translation interface (allowing custom strings in Kubuntu
> > and the possibility of KDE i18n teams using a web interface if they
> > wish).
> >
> > I need to know if the 0.14.4 version of gettext that comes with Ubuntu
> > will work with KDE and if not what are the specific cases that it
> > doesn't work for.
> No it won't, you need gettext-kde, see
> ftp://ftp.kde.org/pub/kde/devel/gettext-kde Standard gettext doesn't
> handle, or handle differently, plural forms and comments.

To avoid a possible misunderstanding: only xgettext needs to be special. The 
other tools of Gettext should work.

Have a nice day!

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