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Re: [bug-gettext] msgmerge does not recognize long line comments produce

From: Marc Jeanmougin
Subject: Re: [bug-gettext] msgmerge does not recognize long line comments produced by xgettext as such
Date: Thu, 11 Jul 2019 20:41:48 +0200
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Le 11/07/2019 à 20:06, Bruno Haible a écrit :
> This syntax ("# File: %s, line: %ld") is used when outputting a PO file
> in Uniforum syntax. This syntax corresponds to a standard from ca. 1995.
> The GNU gettext tools support it only in 'msgfmt' and 'msgunfmt', only
> to formally support this old standard. Otherwise it is completely
> obsolete. 'msgmerge' and - to my knowledge - all of the PO file editors
> don't support this old syntax.
> Bruno

Ooh, I see where my mistake comes from, I had added --strict  some time
ago in thinking it would make the most standard file, but this actually
creates the deprecated format, that's a bit confusing.

Sorry for the noise and thanks for the answer!

Marc Jeanmougin

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