Re: gnome-core / distributors
- From: Pablo Saratxaga <pablo mandrakesoft com>
- To: gnome-i18n gnome org
- Subject: Re: gnome-core / distributors
- Date: Wed, 20 Dec 2000 17:16:02 +0100
On Thu, Dec 21, 2000 at 12:01:50AM +0900, KUSANO Takayuki wrote:
> > > not insert UTF-8 thingies in the files (IMO). For the time being I'd
> > > prefer SGML/XML ISO entities in the comments.
> > I really doubt those entities exist for Han ideographics.
> > And any non-latin name will be an horror if written using entities.
> > Entites would be ok for names written in latin script only.
> How about writing '&#xHHHH;' for U+HHHH, or just use 'U+HHHH'.
> For example, I can write 草野 貴之 for my name.
> Yes, it seems cryptic, and :-)
Completly unreadable, indeed.
> If raw utf-8 strings appear in *.po files even if as comments,
> editing po files becomes hard task. Raw latin-1 characters which
> code points larger than 127 are also problem.
So what about a comment saying "look at file XXXXX" for this name in
the original script; then provide a file, in utf-8, with the different
Ki ça vos våye bén,
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