[Python-3000] [Python-Dev] PEP 30XZ: Simplified Parsing

Stephen J. Turnbull turnbull at sk.tsukuba.ac.jp
Thu May 3 18:41:40 CEST 2007

Barry Warsaw writes:

 > IMO, this is a problem.  We can make the Python extraction tool work,  
 > but we should still be very careful about breaking 3rd party tools  
 > like xgettext, since other projects may be using such tools.


 	_("some string" +
 	  " and more of it")

is already legal Python, and xgettext is already broken for it.
Arguably, xgettext's implementation of -L Python should be

        execve ("pygettext", argv, environ);


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