Re: Translating The GIMP
- From: Karl Eichwalder <keichwa gmx net>
- To: gnome-i18n gnome org
- Cc: Sven Neumann <sven gimp org>
- Subject: Re: Translating The GIMP
- Date: Wed, 29 Aug 2001 16:50:06 +0200
Pablo Saratxaga <email@example.com> writes:
> it is not needed to convert to UTF-8; providing the charset info in the
> header is enough, gettext() will do the conversion at runtime depending
> on the requested charset at display time (so, as long as gtk+ 2 asks
> to display in utf-8 it will be transparent).
Exactly. Any chance to make gtk+ 2 work this way?
> And those are now created from the po files with xml-i18n-tools, so
> that may be an argument to use utf-8 on po files.
Why? xml-i18n-tools should learn to call iconv or recode when needed.
iconv is designed to be available everywhere.
> On the other hand, xml-i18n-tools could read the charset of the po file
> and call iconv while writting the desktop files...
> The only case when utf-8 is mandatory is when non ascii is used in
> the msgsid entries.
Yes, but let's avoid this for the moment, please.
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