Fwd: String changes to gcalctool.

Oops, forgot to Cc: to lists. Sorry.

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From: Theppitak Karoonboonyanan <thep linux thai net>
Date: Jan 14, 2006 11:01 PM
Subject: Re: String changes to gcalctool.
To: Rich Burridge <Rich Burridge sun com>

On 1/13/06, Rich Burridge <Rich Burridge sun com> wrote:
> Gcalctool now uses the Unicode symbols for division, multiplication,
> plus/minus, minus and square root. Thanks to Wouter Bolsterlee for
> this work.
> I've left gettext wrappers around these strings, so that translators
> can do their thing, but it's been suggested that as these are standard
> Unicode characters, this shouldn't really be needed.

"÷" is more familiar than "?" for common users, for example?

Besides, intltool-update complains about the use of non-ASCII
characters in msgid. Maybe, an "[encoding: UTF-8]" line should
be added to POTFILES.in as well?

Theppitak Karoonboonyanan

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