[I18n-sig] Python Translation

Dinesh Nadarajah dindin2k@yahoo.com
Tue, 11 Jul 2000 14:30:51 -0700 (PDT)

I posted this question because of the the wide spread
interests  in lingistics and language independent
computing - in general. I also posted it when I ran
into problems with Pyhton when a used a variable name
with the upper ASCII (128-255) characters. Python did
not recognize the charcters. Just a matter of


--- Florian Weimer <fw@deneb.enyo.de> wrote:
> Dinesh Nadarajah <dindin2k@yahoo.com> writes:
> > Is there any working/ target towards translating
> > Python to other languages. i.e. Some sort of
> structure
> > like the *.po files in KDE such that native
> languages
> > can be substituted for the standards keywords. Are
> > there any plans to port Python to other (human)
> > languages.
> I hope this isn't the case.  Microsoft did this to
> VBA in the 90ies,
> but everybody agrees that it was a complete fiasco. 
> Of course, they
> made some avoidable mistakes, but in general, the
> whole idea might
> sound nice, but it doesn't work out in practice.
> If there is any interest in this topic, I'm going to
> sum up the major
> issues.
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