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Re: lynx-dev lynx2.8.5pre.2c.patch.gz

From: Henry Nelson
Subject: Re: lynx-dev lynx2.8.5pre.2c.patch.gz
Date: Sat, 24 Jan 2004 11:42:30 +0900
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.4i-ja.1

On Fri, Jan 23, 2004 at 06:43:38AM -0500, Thomas Dickey wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 23, 2004 at 07:26:56PM +0900, Henry Nelson wrote:
> > On Thu, Jan 22, 2004 at 09:40:44PM -0500, Thomas Dickey wrote:
> > > Does anyone use the bundled intl library?
> > 
> > Never have.  Presently using "gettext-0.12.1" and "libiconv-1.9.1" on
> > both Solaris2.6/2.8 and NetBSD1.4.3/1.5.1/1.6.
> The intl in lynx won't handle (I've read) some of the newer .po files in the
> distribution.  It's an eyesore as well

# rm -rf intl   (and make "--without-included-gettext" the default   :)

> (and newer versions aren't better except
> in the very limited technical sense of handling the the newer .po files).

Actually, I find the inter-dependency with "libiconv" to make sense.
(Seems as though Bruno is the de-facto developer for both these days.)

> So I'd rather not feel obliged to fix it.

Can't imagine why you'd "feel obliged to fix" anything related to the
gettext _package_.  Other than libintl's gettext(), it has nothing directly
to do with Lynx.  Maintenance of .po files and creation and installation
of the binary .mo files is NOT intended [by the gettext developers] to be
done by individual users.  That is the job of system-wide installers and


  "Using Lynx is like wearing a really good pair of shades: cuts out
   the glare and harmful UV (ultra-vanity), and you feel so-o-o COOL."
                                         -- me, March 1999

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