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Re: [translate-pootle] gettext with non-en source language

So far I've never had a problem with this. The most important project
I've seen that has the original language in Portuguese is Gnuteca (a
library management system).

Best regards,
						João Miguel Neves

Ter, 2006-09-26 às 17:13 +0700, Javier SOLA escreveu:
> Christian Perrier wrote:
> >Quoting MJ Ray (mjr@phonecoop.coop):
> >  
> >
> >>Question raised on -l10n-esperanto recently: can gettext be used for
> >>localising a program with a utf-8 non-English source language?  That is,
> >>the thing in the _("...") has accents and isn't English.
> >>
> >>I hope I expressed the question adequately.  The gettext manual seems to
> >>stress using English everywhere, so the answer isn't clear to me.  I 
> >>hope some people with relevant experience are reading -i18n.
> >>    
> >>
> >This is maybe not the case you describe: another case would be
> >translating an application orginally written in a non English language
> >an,d just use gettxtfor its strings......Here, I'm not completely sure
> >that there would be perfect solution.
> >  
> >
> This is the real problem. Independently of Pootle being able to handle a 
> non-English source language, in many cases Pootle already receives PO 
> files generated by the upstream project. Gettext is necessary to 
> generate those PO files... and it might not work if the source language 
> is not correctly decoded by gettext... and the wrong PO files are generated.
> Javier
> >
> >  
> >
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