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To: freeciv-dev@xxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: [Freeciv-Dev] Internationalization
From: UMuehlenhoff@xxxxxxxxxxx (Moritz Muehlenhoff)
Date: Thu, 15 Jul 1999 00:44:43 +0200
Reply-to: muehlenhoff@xxxxxx

On Wed, 14 Jul 1999 12:14:20 +1000 (EST), you wrote:

>For generic helptext, each entry in the helptext could have multiple 
>sections for different languages; or there could be multiple separate
>helpdata_*.txt files, one per language; or multiple files where the 
>default is read in first and then a language-specific version is 
>read-in after and overrides some entries.   

I would suggest to maintain different helpfiles, e.g. helpdata_en.txt,
helpdata_de.txt, helpdata_dk.txt etc., with helpdata_en.txt being the
authoratitive source for all translations. If $LANG is set to a
version, which freeciv can find in /data it's taken, otherwise
helpdata_en is chosen.


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