String frozen for 2.2.0

F Wolff friedel at
Tue Sep 11 02:18:46 EDT 2007

Op Maandag 2007-09-10 skryf Ethan Blanton:
> On Mon, 2007-09-10 at 17:52 +0200, Martin Srebotnjak wrote:


> 				 While we could get around this in the
> source, it is complicated and ugly (in order to prevent the English
> source strings from being identical, there would have to be
> disambiguating text which was removed for untranslated text, or else a
> translation would be required for "untranslated" text; the latter
> makes LANG=C problematic), and not a good solution.

Are you aware of the msgctxt feature introduced with gettext 0.15? It
seems to be the solution for at least part of what you're describing.


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