On Tue, 22 Feb 2000, Sven Neumann wrote:

> 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? 

I agree strongly with this... there are already too many different
configuration styles; although I don't like scheme, it's consistent (and
as sven says, there are libs to handle it already)

> I'm not yet convinced that this goal is worth all the hassle. What do
> other people on this list think about this?

I think that the current quality of localization support could reasonably
considered a 'bug'. (Replying in the negative here is my way of avoiding
saying "me too" to the rest of this thread.  Whoops, said it anyway...)

Even if you can deceive people about a product through misleading statements,
sooner or later the product will speak for itself.
- Hajime Karatsu

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