[Mailman-i18n] Special characters in mailman.po

Daniel Buchmann db@bibsys.no
Wed, 03 Oct 2001 14:52:01 +0200

Joao Sa Marta wrote:
> Greetings,
> I need to use special characters in mailman.po
> I noticed that in the french translation they have:
> msgid "disabled"
> msgstr "désactivé"
> In the spanish translation :
> msgid "%(hostname)s mailing lists - Admin Links"
> msgstr ""
> "Listas de distribución en %(hostname)s - Enlaces de "
> "administración"
> My question is:
> What should we use ?
> The html version or the ohter ?

I've asked this question too, see my post at:

In the norwegian translation, I used HTML entities for mailman.po entries that
would end up on a web page, and regular letters on entries that would end up in
an email or as output from a command line utility.
Whether this was the right way or wrong way of doing it, I don't know, but I
have not found any official guidelines of how to do this...