[I18n-sig] Plural forms
Juan David Ibáñez Palomar
Fri, 06 Sep 2002 18:13:02 +0200
Barry A. Warsaw wrote:
>>>>>>"MvL" == Martin v Loewis <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> >> A question, since now xgettext supports Python (didn't tried
> >> it, but that's what the documentation says), why not to
> >> depracate pygettext and stop its development?
> MvL> For one thing, it is good that batteries are included - you
> MvL> may not have GNU gettext, and you may not be able to install
> MvL> it as you don't have a C compiler, either - in particular, if
> MvL> you are using a MS Windows system.
>Sure, but I'm less concerned about that because not many people
>actually need to do extractions or catalog building. Those people can
>probably manage to install gettext.
> MvL> For another thing, I don't think that xgettext supports the
> MvL> extraction of docstrings.
>This one's more important. /Selective/ extraction of docstrings is
>critical to me.
Probably not, but I'd prefer to add selective extraction
of docstrings to xgettext than plural forms support to
Ok, I add the task "add plural forms support to the gettext
Python module" to my task queue.
J. David Ibáñez, http://www.j-david.net
Software Engineer / Ingénieur Logiciel / Ingeniero de Software