[Python-Dev] [Python-3000] PEP 30XZ: Simplified Parsing
barry at python.org
Thu May 3 19:52:11 CEST 2007
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On May 3, 2007, at 12:41 PM, Stephen J. Turnbull wrote:
> 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.
Yep, but the idiom that *gettext accepts is used far more often. If
that's outlawed then the tools /have/ to be taught the alternative.
> Arguably, xgettext's implementation of -L Python should be
> execve ("pygettext", argv, environ);
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