[GRASS translations] Not yet gettexted?

Markus Neteler neteler at itc.it
Mon Feb 28 09:22:00 EST 2005

(cc grass5)

On Thu, Feb 24, 2005 at 12:37:57AM -0500, Daniel Calvelo Aros wrote:
> Hi all.
> I did a quick find'n'grep over the beta2 sources, and it looks like there are
> still several strings not marked for translation. I guess it's not an issue
> that should be cleaned up for 6.0 final

Hi Daniel,

this is a known problem (see locale/README and the i18n web page).

> , but I think it ought to be included
> in the TODO. Maybe also scheduled for some point release.

Basically it's a lot of work, help is more than welcome.

> It might also be a
> good opportunity to write the paragraph on fprintf vs. G_message in SUBMITTING.

Good point. 
Someone knowing better than me may give us a hint when to use G_message().

> FYI, a "find . -name '*.c' -exec grep -HE 'G_(message|warning|fatal_error)'
> \{\} \; | grep -v '_("' | cut -d: -f1 | sort |uniq | wc" gives 595 files with
> unmarked G_* calls; the equivalent count for fprintf\(std(out|err) gives 332
> files with strings not marked for translation.
> Daniel.
> -- Daniel Calvelo Aros


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