Re: zh_TW.Big5.po: illegal control sequence


On Mon, May 21, 2001 at 06:42:16PM -0400, Pavel Roskin wrote:

> > > the single ones in the Chinese text (but not in the language-neutral
> > > constructs like `\\1').
> >
> > This is necessary for gettext (GNU gettext) 0.10.37 at
> > least. Otherwise, you get errors like
> That's very unfortunate if we cannot find a solution that would work with
> both 0.10.35 and 0.10.37.

It is infortunate but unavoidable with big5.
(not very surprizing that big5 gives such problems, it has its roots
in the evil DOS world :) )

> It's one more restriction on the build system for CVS users.

is it such a hard restriction?

> I'd rather be invalid with 0.10.37 than illegal with 0.10.35 <grin>

it could be converted to utf-8.

the problem will then be: are there some systems that have a gettext()
implementation that cna't convert between po encoding and user encoding
(eg: po file in utf-8, runtime display in big5) ?

> -- 
> Regards,
> Pavel Roskin

Ki a vos vye bn,
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