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Re: libintl updates

Am 26.05.15 um 22:06 schrieb Joerg Sonnenberger:
> On Tue, May 26, 2015 at 07:49:22PM +0200, Marc Balmer wrote:
>> Modern gettext on Linux contains support for Lua.  Does your work
>> include the Lua support (given that we have Lua support in base)?
> There are two parts of gettext. Do you mean the tools (to extract the
> catalogs) or the language binding to read them?

Actually the tools to extract the messages.  As for the binding part
(using gettext from within a Lua program) I have a binding.  If the
gettext tools come with support to extract messages from Lua programs, I
can add this binding.
>> It would be great to be able to use gettext to internationalize software
>> written in Lua on the NetBSD platform.
> Frankly, I consider gettext to be one of the worst approaches to i18n,
> but YMMV.

That might well be the case, but it is in widespread use and tools do
exist.  What other system for i18n do you prefer/recommend?

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