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Re: [Translation-i18n] gettext with non-en source language

Bruno Haible <bruno@clisp.org> wrote:
> What you call "gettext's English-centredness" is only a recommendation
> in the doc. You _can_ use another language as the language of the source
> files and the msgids in the PO files. Did you try it? Did you encounter
> problems?

Thanks to everyone for the replies around this subject.  I've
summarised many of them to debian-l10n-esperant belatedly.

Could the gettext manual be clearer and state that it is possible?
English-language advocacy seems particularly inappropriate there of
all places.

MJ Ray - see/vidu http://mjr.towers.org.uk/email.html
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