[GRASS translations] DEBUG-messages in grasslibs_*.po

Stephan Holl sholl at gmx.net
Wed Jul 20 01:33:58 EDT 2005

Hello Glynn, 

On Wed, 20 Jul 2005 06:59:24 +0100 Glynn Clements
<glynn at gclements.plus.com> wrote:

> Stephan Holl wrote:
> > due to the fact, that the coordinate-language of GRASS is english, I
> > vote for not tranlating the debug-messages (e.g. for
> > lib/gis/debug.c) in grasslibs_*.po.
> > 
> > It mostly causes confusion if a user posts debugging-messages in
> > their locale.
> > 
> >  What do you think?
> If a user is requesting help from an international list (e.g.
> grasslist at baylor.edu or grass5 at grass.itc.it), *all* program output
> should be in English, not just debugging messages. IOW, they should be
> running the program in the C locale.
> [I know of at least one developer list where any message containing
> "Speicherzugriffsfehler" or "Erreur de segmentation" (the German and
> French translations of "Segmentation fault") will get bounced.]

OK, so translating should be done. Thanks for your input.

Stephan Holl

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