Re: Translating The GIMP

On Wed, 29 Aug 2001, Karl Eichwalder wrote:

> > 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.

But..... FreeBSD? OpenBSD? And other numerous unix platforms?
I still remembered converting some certain translation into UTF-8 and
then received complaint that they just see garbled strings. One is using
OpenBSD, another is using glibc 2.0 .....

iconv is not necessary everywhere......


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