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Re: lynx-dev gettext() question

From: Nelson Henry Eric
Subject: Re: lynx-dev gettext() question
Date: Fri, 13 Nov 1998 16:37:28 +0900 (JST)

> > Just don't install a file and you'll get the defaults.
> > Gettext falls back to the msgid if it can't find another catalogue.
> At compile time or when the binary already installed?

At run time.  The *.mo file is referenced by the running binary.
The *.po file, from which the *.mo file is produced, is what the
human translating the strings uses.  Neither of them are needed
at compile time.

> If it's at run-time, lynx should certainly have a command-line
> switch -english for person like me who cannot guess (undocumented)

Sorry, I don't follow you here.  Please explain again.


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