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

François Pinard pinard@iro.umontreal.ca
04 Sep 2000 19:59:32 -0400

[Martin v. Loewis]

> > 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.

I wrote most of that manual, and I do not remember that :-).  But it was
quite a while ago, and we discussed _so_ many things at the time...

François Pinard   http://www.iro.umontreal.ca/~pinard