On Tue, Feb 22, 2000 at 10:50:55AM +0100, Sven Neumann wrote:
> Hi,
> >  This idea will cirumvent most of the problems which gettext alone
> >  just can't deal with. It's little and as such not very likely to 
> >  introduce many new bugs. 
> With the usage of static array and buffer lengths you demonstrated in 
> your patch it will most likely introduce one or two new bugs, but that 
> could easily be hacked up a little cleaner
> I also don't like the format of the localerc you proposed since it doesn't 
> look like the other files in ~/.gimp-1.1. Why not use the scheme-like 
> syntax people are used to use and that the gimp can parse anyway? 

True, although we have a couple other inconsistencies already. The
coding style needs to be the same as the rest of gimp though.
> >  It would allow us to ship GIMP 1.2 with the possibility to add plugins 
> >  which will also benefit from localisation without any hassle.
> I'm not yet convinced that this goal is worth all the hassle. What do
> other people on this list think about this?

It's not that much code, and does fix a gaping hole in the i18n
framework for plugins not distributed with gimp. Especially if we want
1.2 to last a while..


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