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sr #109175: mo2json conversion.

Submitter:  Markus Gothe <nihilus>
Submitted:  Thu 27 Oct 2016 09:17:39 AM UTC
Category:  None Priority:  5 - Normal
Severity:  3 - Normal Status:  Need Info
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Wed 21 Dec 2016 06:46:11 PM UTC, comment #1: 

I don't understand two things:

1) Why would anyone convert PO -> MO -> JSON in two steps, rather than PO -> JSON directly in one step? This two-step conversion creates intermediate .mo files that have to be removed.

2) How would this fit into the big picture of localization support in JavaScript? I've started a mail thread about this at

Bruno Haible <haible>
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Thu 27 Oct 2016 09:17:39 AM UTC, original submission:  

Dear gettext hackers, I found myself in the position where I need to convert .mo files to the JSON format used by JED.js.

AFAIK the path to achieve  this is:
1) Create write-json.{c,h}
2) Create mo2json based on msgunfmt

Is there something I've forgotten here?

Markus Gothe <nihilus>


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