Re: Include AM_GTK_WITH_NLS in gtk.m4?

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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