[I18n-sig] Re: Patch 101320: doc strings

Martin v. Loewis martin@loewis.home.cs.tu-berlin.de
Tue, 5 Sep 2000 00:48:40 +0200

> Barry wrote `pygettext.py', but I'm not aware of any `msgfmt' program.

I'm aware of one, as I wrote it :-) See Tools/i18n/msgfmt.py in the
Python CVS, or any upcoming 2.0b1 snapshot.

> The double hashing algorithm would have to be known for it to exist,
> and would not be a legalistic problem then for the MO file reader.

This implementation of msgfmt does not generate the hash table, which,
according to the GNU gettext manual, is a conforming implementation.