[nycbug-talk] OT: gettext

Charles Sprickman spork at bway.net
Wed Jan 26 05:06:59 EST 2011

On Tue, 18 Jan 2011, Chris Snyder wrote:

> On Mon, Jan 17, 2011 at 5:59 PM, Charles Sprickman <spork at bway.net> wrote:
>> My idea was to make english.po file and leave the source untouched, but I've
>> been told that's the "wrong way" to do this.
> It may be the wrong way, but it's the quickest way in'nit?
> But yeah, you want the source to be in good shape going forward so
> that some other poor hacker doesn't have to do this.

Almost two full days for the first pass.  I'll probably take a second pass 
after using the thing for a few months.

> You could write a script (or maybe just use rpl) to do all the .po
> replacements for you. Generate a list by diffing the original .po with
> the version generated from your revised source files. Now you have a
> list of old=>new pairs that you can apply in the other files.

Hmmm...  Never heard of rpl (http://linux.die.net/man/1/rpl) before. 
Going to give that a shot before I resort to fighting with perl.



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