[I18n-sig] Re: pygettext.py extraction of docstrings

Martin v. Loewis martin@loewis.home.cs.tu-berlin.de
Wed, 20 Jun 2001 23:24:18 +0200

> Cool.  Let me know if I can help.  I'm relying on pygettext quite
> heavily in Mailman, so I think it's pretty solid (latest revision is
> pygettext.py 1.20).

Personally, I think xgettext should itself recognize docstrings. The
po-utils already support extracting doc strings, and I added support
to extract strings with __doc__ from C modules as well.

Maybe I'll look into contributing these features to GNU gettext with
native code.