[Seaside] Re: Seaside and gettext not exporting domain strings
David Carlos Manuelda
stormbyte at gmail.com
Sun Jan 25 17:42:53 UTC 2015
Stephan Eggermont wrote:
> David wrote:
>>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.
> I was less than impressed by POEdit. For the use case we had
> (not so large application, only a few languages), Excel was
> definitely superior. For large translations, I'd want application
> integration, as the texts also have to fit on the screen.
> With the right abstractions, I should be able to generate
> translation components in the web application. Both in the
> sense as showing a translated part of a page, as in showing
> where a text is used. That is something that seems
> difficult to do with gettext. To me, the only advantage
> POEdit Pro seems to have is the reuse of existing translations.
OH, with gettext you can see where the text is placed, because it is
autogenerated in comments inside the po(t) file. Like for example:
msgstr "" --> This is the translation key
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