[Python-Dev] Including translated doc strings in 2.4

Anthony Baxter anthony at interlink.com.au
Wed Jun 30 02:48:52 EDT 2004

Martin v. Löwis wrote:
> Barry Warsaw wrote:
>> Good enough reason for me, although my one (minor) concern is the
>> consumption of that name in the top-level package namespace for
>> something that isn't Python code.
> Indeed. If you can propose a different location in the source
> tree, and in the installed tree (for both Windows and Unix),
> I could do that as well.
>> That makes me feel better about dropping it in Lib, even if the use case
>> is a little questionable. I'm uncomfortable about having things other
>> than packages or modules in that namespace.
> There are already a lot of lib- directories, which aren't package
> names. If a different directory name would make you feel more
> comfortable, please suggest one.
> I had precisely the same concerns myself, that's why I asked.

msg-catalogs? gettext-mo? Using a '-' in the name is, to me, a
pretty clear sign that the thing is not a python package that can
be imported...


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