using gettext for .desktop translations

Oswald Buddenhagen ossi at
Sat Dec 12 13:11:18 GMT 2009

On Sat, Dec 12, 2009 at 01:36:24PM +0100, Chusslove Illich wrote:
> In particular for (2), the reader of .desktop files would have to find MO
> files itself, it couldn't use bindtextdomain() directly and just fire away
> gettext() calls.
well, yes. but we are planning the future here. it would surprise me if
the gettext people refused to adopt a standard widely adpoted by the
desktops (which can nicely wrap the spec from the beginning).

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