[MPlayer-dev-eng] Localized messages and locale in GUI
ib at wupperonline.de
Tue Feb 23 16:38:55 EET 2021
I know the issue and I know that MPlayer and therefore the GUI must run in
the C locale.
However, since it would be desirable for the GUI (not to say absolutely
taken for granted for a contemporary program) to provide localized
messages instead of being translated in one specific language, I wonder
whether a setlocale(LC_MESSAGES, "") would be uncritical for MPlayer.
If this is the case, *.po files could be generated from the help strings
during compilation of the GUI, and the *.mo files compiled from them could
then be installed.
I' ve successfully proved the concept, but am unsure about MPlayer's locale
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