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Masao M. (Guest)
on 2006-01-14 17:30
(Received via mailing list)

Ruby-GetText-Package-1.1.1 is now available.

 * Bugfixes.
 * Added Greek locale by damphyr.
 * Support tests for Ruby on Rails.

Thanks to:
Kazuhiro NISHIYAMA, Nick S., damphyr, Karel M..

Screenshots in 10 language (Sample Rails blog)


* Download

* Ruby-GetText-Package HOWTOs
* Ruby-GetText-Package HOWTO for CGI/ERB
* Ruby-GetText-Package HOWTO for Ruby on Rails (NEW)
* Ruby-GetText-Package API Reference

What's this?
Ruby-GetText-Package is a Localization(L10n) Library and Tools which is
modeled after GNU gettext package.

The library converts the messages to localized messages properly using
client-side locale information. And the tools for developers support
to create, use, and modify localized the message files(message catalogs)

  * Simple APIs(similar GNU gettext)
  * rgettext command for creating po-files from files below:
       o ruby scripts
       o glade-2 XML file(.glade)
       o ERB file(.rhtml)
       o ActiveRecord (.rb)
  * rmsgfmt command for creating a mo-file from a po-file.
  * The po-file is compatible to GNU gettext.
    You can maintain these files to use GNU getext tools.
  * The mo-file is compatible to GNU gettext(msgfmt).
  * multi-textdomain supported.
    You can select two kind of textdomain's scope:
       o A file base (default: recommanded)
       o A Class/Module base (GetText::Container, GetText::ErbContainer,
  * CGI support (gettext/cgi)
  * ERB support (gettext/erb)
  * Ruby on Rails support (gettext/rails)

Status of translations
  cs    - 1.1.1
  fr    - 1.1.1
  de    - 1.1.1
  es    - 1.1.1
  it    - 1.0.0 (still old)
  ja    - 1.1.1
  ko    - 1.1.1
  nl    - 1.1.1
  pt_BR - 1.1.1
  sv    - 0.8.0 (still old)

Can you help us?/ Can we help you?
I've started gettext-users-en mailing list.

Join us if you are interested in:
* Improve Ruby-GetText-Package.
* Translators.
* Application/library owners who think to make your apps/libs L10n.
  If you send us your po-files, we'll translate it!
  # At least, a Japanese translator is available ;).

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