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Re: [bug-gettext] GtkBuilder support

From: Daiki Ueno
Subject: Re: [bug-gettext] GtkBuilder support
Date: Mon, 18 Mar 2013 15:31:08 +0900
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Miguel Ángel Arruga Vivas <address@hidden> writes:

> With those changes[2] the developer will be able to test the
> extraction of a new tag from a new widget with --keyword=tag_name to
> extract the whole content, including "standard" attributes, without
> recompiling xgettext. Just the same as using a function in your source
> files of any language that calls internally gettext.

This is a good feature.  However, I don't think it is a hard requirement
for GtkBuilder support we are talking about.  Can't this feature be
implemented separately from the patch?

> Also an open RFC unrelated to xgettext's internals: Could we remove tag
> checking and just look attributes for GtkBuilder files? I have not read
> any restriction about attributes, so It may be a convention, but
> attributes "translatable", "context" and "comments" are called 'regular
> translation attributes'[7] and also 'usual "translatable" and "context"
> attributes'[8].

Yes, it is actually what intltool does (and I think it's a good idea).

Daiki Ueno

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