Re: Include AM_GTK_WITH_NLS in gtk.m4?
- From: Jeff Garzik <jgarzik pobox com>
- To: gtk-devel-list redhat com
- Subject: Re: Include AM_GTK_WITH_NLS in gtk.m4?
- Date: Fri, 16 Apr 1999 10:24:51 -0400 (EDT)
On Thu, 15 Apr 1999, Damon Chaplin wrote:
> Jeff Garzik wrote:
> > Consider a system missing libintl. On that system, the app developer
> > can choose to (a) disable NLS, or (b) bundle libintl in the application
> > package, and embed that in the compiled binary.
> Or (c) tell the user to install gettext.
> I still haven't heard a good enough reason to duplicate gettext in every
> application. We don't all duplicate libtiff, libjpeg, libz etc.
A great many packages bundle libz inside them, for the same reason -- it
is such a critical lib that you can't make it optional, force the user
to download it, etc.
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