[Sugar-devel] internationalization: homonym handling in genpot?

Bert Freudenberg bert at freudenbergs.de
Sat Sep 11 06:31:30 EDT 2010

On 11.09.2010, at 04:43, Erik Blankinship wrote:

> If it doesn't work, I guess you could also directly use the low-level
> encoding of context:
>    label1 = _("device_icon_menu\x04Remove")
>  label1 = _("device_icon_menu\x04Remove")
>  label2 = _("file_menu\x04Remove")
> Not surprisingly, this creates unique entries in the .pot file since they are two different strings, and then both can be translated.
> However, if the translation is not available, you get one messed up looking string.  Is there supposed to be a way to suppress the first half of that string when it is displayed with gettext?

Yes, everything up to the EOT character needs to be stripped.

- Bert -

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