Re: python's gettext.gettext broken, use gettext.lgettext
On Mon, 08 Aug 2005 10:24:50 +0200, Martin v. Löwis uttered
> 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.
Standing up for Linda, I am more than willing to fix her usage of
gettext, and I am currently investigating using Joe's suggestion, to
see what that gives me.
Anyway, in Python, unicode string objects behave the same as normal
string objects, so to my mind, the breakage should be minimal.
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words; on occasion, English has pursued other languages down alleyways
to beat them unconscious and rifle their pockets for new vocabulary."
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