Re: Bug#235759: German Quotes -- resolution in sight?
On Sun, Jul 04, 2004 at 04:04:31AM +0900, GOTO Masanori wrote:
> At Fri, 02 Jul 2004 16:10:54 +0200,
> Michael Piefel wrote:
> > Am Fr, den 02.07.2004 schrieb Helge Kreutzmann um 9:24:
> > > As far as I see, there are three possible options:
> > > a) Use english quotes
> > > b) Use ,, and " (pseudo german quotes)
> > > c) Use french quotes as in » and «
> > > d) Use U201E and U201C
> > > [...]
> > > c) if no UNICODE is available, else d)
> > There is a non-automatic solution for this which I have just committed
> > to the APT CVS. It is simply as follows:
> > 1. Add de.UTF-8 to LINGUAS.
> > 2. maintain both de.po and de.UTF-8.po. They differ only in the quotes.
> You may know that this is not related problem with this bug. Glibc
> uses U201E and U201C, and transliteration rule automatically fall back
> to ,, and ".
> > Since the change to libc seems unlikely (and most definitely not in time
> > for sarge unless it takes as long as I fear), this is my preferred way.
> No, gettext automatically switches its output character coding system.
> I think there're some different opinions for this bug.
I strongly disagree, could you please give pointers so that we
understand why you are reluctant to apply these patches?
> This means this bug is proposal, not common rule. So at least I have
> no idea to apply Denis' patch for a while.