[arch-dev-public] [arch-dev] Installer and i18n

Aaron Griffin aaronmgriffin at gmail.com
Tue Jul 8 13:39:12 EDT 2008

On Tue, Jul 8, 2008 at 12:37 PM, Simo Leone <simo at archlinux.org> wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 08, 2008 at 01:23:37PM -0300, Hugo Doria wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I did not saw this patch before, but it seems to solve all the
>> problems and add support for i18n very well. I think that now is just
>> a matter of wait for the patch be officially added and open a call for
>> translators.
> Well... there's a couple factors at play here. My working branch at
> code.neotuli.net has a whole ton of changes in it, and will be getting
> even more as I clean up the codebase, so any patches aren't going to
> apply cleanly for very long.
> That said, i18n is definitely something we want to add immediately after
> we finish shuffling code around. Also, I was wondering whether we should
> use gettext, or whether we should use bash's builtin i18n mechanism
> (which is poorly documented, but easy to use). Do you know any drawbacks
> to using it?

bash has a builtin i18n mechanism? Can you elaborate? I've never heard of this

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