Re: Keywords in desktop files


2013/1/23 Shaun McCance <shaunm gnome org>:
> On Thu, 2013-01-17 at 14:04 +0100, Daniel Mustieles García wrote:
>> Another check that should be implemented is the XML syntax check done
>> in gtxml [1]. It checks the documentation PO files syntax, and is
>> really useful to avoid errors in malfomed or wrong tags in doc files.
>> [1]
> How does gtxml determine which strings have XML in them? Last April,
> I asked on the gettext mailing list about adding a flag to identify
> XML content, but got no response.
> --
> Shaun

Presently it's a very simple heuristic.  It checks whether the English
message looks like XML, by looking for the character '<' and checking
if it is valid XML.  If the English message fulfills those criteria
and the translation isn't valid XML, then a warning is printed.

Best regards

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