Re: python's gettext.gettext broken, use gettext.lgettext
Joe Wreschnig wrote:
> Which installs ugettext as '_' function into the __builtin__ namespace.
> That makes _ return Python 'unicode' objects, which is what programs
> should be using internally anyway.
> This is harder if you're trying to localize a module since then you
> don't want to screw with __builtin__
It is also useless for the issues at hand: since linda and
apt-listchanges apparently use local strings, giving them Unicode
strings would break them. So Junichi's change looks right to me.