[TxMt] Plans to localize TextMate

Horst Gutmann zerok at zerokspot.com
Sun Dec 2 11:52:36 UTC 2007

On Dec 2, 2007 11:19 AM, Allan Odgaard <throw-away-2 at macromates.com> wrote:
> On 2 Dec 2007, at 11:05, Hans-Jörg Bibiko wrote:
> > [...] Copy the entire English online manual to a wiki
> > wiki.macromates.com/Manual/rus site, and then if someone has a bit
> > time s/he translates paragraph by paragraph into Russian or, of
> > course, into other languages.
> I actually placed the markdown source at the repository to help
> potential translators: http://macromates.com/svn/Bundles/trunk/Manual/pages/
> Takaaki Kato did the start of a Japanese translation.
> As for the actual program, in 2.0 I am using string tables where
> appropriate, but as Michael mentioned, the real challenge is the
> bundles, and we have no system in place for this.  I guess the most
> obvious approach here would be to use catalogs, but not sure how
> broadly this is supported, e.g. can you get a catalog string in a
> shell script?

Yes, you can by using `gettext MSGID` (at least as far as I know).

- Horst

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