Re: New external dependency: iso-codes ?


Le lundi 07 mars 2005 à 20:47 -0600, Federico Mena Quintero a écrit :
> On Mon, 2005-03-07 at 22:26 +0100, Christian Persch wrote:
> > - If you have locale codes "ab_CD" and want to translate that into a
> > human-readable description, you have to parse XML files from iso-codes
> > package (there's also a tabular format, but that one is 'in flux', to
> > cite the maintainer). Epiphany has code to do that (and Galeon has
> > copied it already); if it's of interest to other modules, the code could
> > be separated out for easy cut-and-paste (or even upstreamed as a library
> > into the iso-codes package).
> Would it be feasible to write an preprocessor that munges the XML at
> compile-time into some mmap()able binary file?  That way we'll avoid a
> lot of memory bloat.

Sure, that should be feasible. Although, to avoid memory bloat,
shouldn't that file be in iso-codes and therefore shared with between
all apps, instead of per-app?


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