Standard gettext PO format

Nicolas Goutte nicolasg at
Mon Jan 2 12:34:56 GMT 2006

On Saturday 31 December 2005 13:04, Chusslove Illich wrote:
> > [: Nicolas Goutte :]
> > Sure, however why should he use parts of his harddisk quota for
> > something that is already on the system.
> Perhaps use a symlink? :)

Yes, that is probably much simplier.

> > What I mean is that especially minority languages are something that
> > system administrators will not always install on their systems,
> > especially as if in the case of KOffice, the languages were discarded
> > from the release.
> I'd say this situation is getting astronomically inprobable: 

Well, we will see how fast we get a bug report. ;-)

> user that
> wants to use translation with many holes on a restricted system, ready to
> do the dirty work of copying files in proper place in his home, wants
> non-English fallback, and not ready to do the similar for the non-English
> fallback.

> This against letting Gettext handle language fallbacks.

Yes, after  thinking, I thin that  the problem is not really worth the gain of 
switching to the Gettext runtime.

Have a nice day!

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