[Seaside] Re: Seaside and gettext not exporting domain strings

David Carlos Manuelda stormbyte at gmail.com
Sun Jan 25 11:07:53 UTC 2015

David Carlos Manuelda wrote:

> Stephan Eggermont wrote:
>> David wrote:
>>>Just that it seems to work only with csv import/export, can it work also
>>>with regular po/pot/mo files from gettext?
>> I haven't neede them yet. Looks like a simple enough format.
>> What are the advantages of it? Are there better tools than a spreadsheet
>> for this? With the translations in-system, I can add a translation mode
>> to a webpage/component.
>> Stephan
> Hi Stephan,
> Well, in my opinion, gettext has some advantages over simple csv
> dictionary translations, there are tools to translate also, like Poedit,
> while the issue is not about if there are or not better tools.
> What makes gettext more powerful is that it supports different plural
> forms (for example), since there are languages that don't have only a
> singular and a plural form, and I guess it has more.
> If you find time, you could look at it
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gettext.
Also, I forgot to say that it supports also the translation process, like 
fuzzy translations, which can be reviewed later, more info at 

In my opinion, I advise its usage.

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