Re: RFP: externalize *all* locale-specific information

From: Karl Ove Hufthammer (
Date: Tue Apr 30 2002 - 01:52:15 EDT

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    Paul Rohr <> wrote in

    > 2. let's make life easier for translators (non-Unix)
    > -----------------------------------------------------
    > Could someone more familiar with gettext explain what a
    > Windows user would need to do to create, say, a Swahili
    > translation that our gettext-enabled builds could use on all
    > platforms?

    poEdit <URL: > should work fine for

    > I know there are more evolved PO-handling tools on Unix, but
    > could they do the job -- and test the results -- without
    > installing cygwin *or* a compiler?

    Yes. poEdit can automatically compile .mo files.

    Karl Ove Hufthammer

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