Gettext issues (was Re: cvs commit: ports CHANGES)
kris at obsecurity.org
Mon Mar 1 03:50:09 PST 2004
On Mon, Mar 01, 2004 at 10:40:27AM +0000, Eivind Eklund wrote:
> Talking of gettext: I've been toying with the idea of having WITHOUT_NLS
> settable in sysinstall, or defaulting NLS to off. I believe most FreeBSD
> users will want the english version, even if translations are available.
> As a such, I think inflicting the level of pain the gettext changes give
> on our users unless they find a fairly obscure knob is a Bad Idea.
> Any thoughts?
This is worth exploring further. I certainly do not expect to ever
need on my system the features gettext provides, although it's likely
that not all software can be easily weaned of the dependency.
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