[Mailman-i18n] sorting pygettext.py output
Barry A. Warsaw
Mon, 21 May 2001 15:32:18 -0400
>>>>> "MvL" == Martin von Loewis <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
>> I found it a bit hard task to follow up the versions of
>> mailman-i18n because pygettext.py output is random order.
>> Following patch and executing the script with `--style sort'
>> option make the output more friendly for translaters, I
MvL> This is a very good idea. I think pygettext should always
MvL> sort the output, without even asking the user; ideally in the
MvL> same way as xgettext would sort them. It appears that your
MvL> patch sorts them by file-then-line, so does xgettext.
MvL> Therefore, I propose that you remove the command line option,
MvL> and submit your change to sf.net/projects/python.
I'm about to check in a slightly different patch, which retains packed
GNU style comments and also fixes a bug that can cause duplicate
entries. Details (including the patch) are available at