"Martin" == Martin von Loewis email@example.com writes:
Martin> I can't see any reason why gettext(3) would have any Martin> difficulties with iso-2022-jp.
It's possible that " could exist within a iso-2022-jp string, I believe; this would probably throw off gettext's parsing when you get a string like:
"\eB(stuff stuff stuff " more stuff stuff\eb"
It's too bad that gettext doesn't seem to have an alternate quoting mechanism.