Re: gnome-core / distributors



Kaixo!

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.

Yes.

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
equivalencies?

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Pablo Saratxaga

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