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Re: man-db locale support

On Thu, Sep 30, 1999 at 11:24:34PM +0900, Changwoo Ryu wrote:
> Ulrich Drepper, the glibc maintainer, once said he would enhance
> gettext so that gettext() convert the codes on the fly.  This is
> possible because there is an encoding information in the catalog
> files:
> $ LANG=ru_RU gettext tar ""
> Project-Id-Version: tar 1.13.7
> POT-Creation-Date: 1999-08-23 03:56-0700
> PO-Revision-Date: 1999-08-23 09:31+08:00
> Last-Translator: Const Kaplinsky <const@ce.cctpu.edu.ru>
> Language-Team: Russian <ru@li.org>
> MIME-Version: 1.0
> Content-Type: text/plain; charset=koi8-r
> Content-Transfer-Encoding: 8bit
> $
Such an enhancement would be nice.  But at the moment, this is not implemented,
is it?  So the messages are to go where they should be.  From other hand, not
all message catalogs contain this information.  What I want to emphasize is
that there is no policy at all with respect to what is mandatory in message


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