[Lazarus] [fpc-pascal] Persistent blocks in Lazarus

Martin Friebe lazarus at mfriebe.de
Wed Jul 22 01:32:07 CEST 2009

On Mon, 20 Jul 2009, Zaher Dirkey wrote:

> On Mon, Jul 20, 2009 at 11:53 AM, Florian
> Klaempfl<florian at freepascal.org> wrote:
>> First question: what's wrong with the existing mechanism?
> Even if there is no wrong in existing mechanism (if you mean gettext),
> the idea is like Database engine, it must not force developers to use
> one Database, even if choose the best one, for that there is many kind
> of layers that let us choose the favorite database.
> About gettext, i also use PO files for multilanguage, not MO file as
> like Lazarus, but i have my own parser and some extra properties
> suitable with my application, it long story need a good English writer
> :) .

But nobody forces you to use gettext ? The resource strings can be loaded
using any mechanism you want. gettext is just one of the possibilities, and
was implemented by default because it is the de-facto standard on unixes.


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