Rockbox mail archiveSubject: Re: .lang files / I'm out
From: Daniel Stenberg (daniel_at_haxx.se)
On Mon, 16 Sep 2002, Florian Mösch wrote:
> My suggestion was to reuse the .po file format for the .lang files.
Yes, and as I then told you, it does not contain the information we need.
The .po files are designed to fit the gettext() functionality. Which is to
The .po format has no ID. Alas, for it to be useful we need to search
> There are tools to generate those files from te sources automagically and
We could easily use the same tools and then convert the .po files to our file
> I think that *this* is not a proble but a good idea, because in .po files
There is no unique ID that we'll use to refer to the specific strings. That
> I still don't understand why it should be better just because its calls
Because it has an ID.
Again, please tell me where I'm wrong. I would be happy to be proven wrong
-- Daniel "Bagder" Stenberg -- http://rockbox.haxx.se/
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