[vlc-devel] [PATCH] xgettext: assume input files are utf-8

Rafaël Carré rafael.carre at gmail.com
Mon Nov 1 19:14:33 CET 2010

On Mon, 01 Nov 2010 09:09:26 +0100
Rémi Denis-Courmont <remi at remlab.net> wrote:

> On Mon,  1 Nov 2010 02:27:47 +0100, Rafaël Carré
> <rafael.carre at gmail.com> wrote:
> > ncurses interface now has translatable strings using unicode
> > characters
> Hmm, is this even allowed? I mean, is this meant to support non-ASCII
> characters, or just non-ASCII encoding of text that contains only
> ASCII characters?

non-ASCII characters

> In my understanding the default "C" / "POSIX" locale uses ASCII. If
> you want to have non-ASCII characters in English, you should
> "translate" them in po/en*.po. I could be wrong.

ncurses intf can't display non ascii chars with C/POSIX locale, so it
might make sense.

Also i have a vague feeling we already discussed that some time ago

I think I'll revert the help changes and add the fancy stuff in the

Rafaël Carré

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