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

Barry A. Warsaw bwarsaw@beopen.com
Wed, 6 Sep 2000 00:34:31 -0400 (EDT)

>>>>> "I" == ISO  <pinard@iro.umontreal.ca> writes:

    FP> What is the purpose of installing a definition of _() just
    FP> meant to be overriden?  It should not make sense for any
    FP> module to use _() without defining it, as this is the way to
    FP> associate that module to a textual domain.  Each module ought
    FP> make this association separately.

Agreed, for modules.  The documentation even recommends that modules
never install().

gettext.install() is for application that have their own global text
domains.  You don't want to have to define _() in every file in the