Bye, bye

Jasper Huijsmans jasper at
Thu Jan 27 17:14:23 CET 2005

On Thu, Jan 27, 2005 at 02:32:55PM +0100, Benedikt Meurer wrote:
> Jasper Huijsmans wrote:
> >On Wed, Jan 26, 2005 at 11:27:38PM +0100, Benedikt Meurer wrote:
> >
> >>Hello devs,
> >>
> >
> >[ good stuff skipped ]
> >
> >Awesome, Benedikt! Thanks for doing this.
> >
> >While on the subject of build tools, does anyone know if we could use 
> >intltool
> >to make .desktop files and xml file translations available through the 
> >gettext
> >system (i.e. in po files)? I think that would make translating a lot more
> >straight-forward and make merging translation updates easier as well.
> Done. The .desktop files are now handled by intltool (and therefore the 
> translations are located in the .po files). For the xml files, I have no 
> clue how to handle them yet... we'll see.

You truly are an autotool wizzard ;-) 

The xml files are separate files anyway, so they are not a big problem. The 
xml parsing would probably have to be completely rewritten if we want to use 
a single source file with translations. I suspect that our current setup may 
in fact be a lot faster.

Thanks again,


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