using gettext for .desktop translations

Oswald Buddenhagen ossi at
Fri Dec 11 20:09:53 GMT 2009

On Fri, Dec 11, 2009 at 04:48:38PM +0100, Pino Toscano wrote:
> > Both Ubuntu and openSUSE patch KDE and Gnome to
> > make them use translations from gettext instead of .desktop files.
> Translations from where? Which format?
from the application's own .mo file (which is specified via a key in the
.dektop file - btw, maemo will do that, too). to make that not
unbearably slow, the translations would be aggregated and cached
transparently in a private catalog.

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