Sven Neumann wrote:
> > Hmm, would it be possible to make GIMP tips translatable in a po file in
> > the future? That would probably ease translation, since gettext has some
> > nice features: it's easy to compare the original message and the
> > translation, easy to spot messages that changed or new messages, and so
> > on.
> > The messages could be put in a header file, or an XML file of some sort
> > (if you use intltool/xml-i18n-tools). If it's too much to put in
> > gimp.pot, it could be a translation catalog of its own.
> >
> > What do you think?
> I'm all for it. I have already considered doing such a change in gimp
> HEAD. I'd favor a separate translation domain for the tips since we
> could avoid to bind to this domain until the tips dialog is actually
> shown. A header file with static strings should probably do the trick
> most easily or do you think an XML file would give any advantages?

No, as you say, a header file is probably the easiest solution, there is
probably no need for XML as there are no attributes etc.
Thanks for looking into this!

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