[Development] Qt Linguist should tell how many strings are in a file

Jason H jhihn at gmx.com
Sun Jul 22 02:45:36 CEST 2018

I'll see what I can dig up, but it's a low priority and I don't have access to that repo anymore.

> Sent: Wednesday, July 18, 2018 at 9:47 AM
> From: "Kai Koehne" <Kai.Koehne at qt.io>
> To: "Jason H" <jhihn at gmx.com>
> Cc: scootergrisen <scootergrisen at gmail.com>, "development at qt-project.org" <development at qt-project.org>
> Subject: RE: RE: [Development] Qt Linguist should tell how many strings are in a file
> > -----Original Message-----
> > [...]
> > It was unfortunately a combination of lokalise.co and my scripts. The
> > owner/opertator/developer of lokalise was very helpful in adjusting his service
> > which apparently supported Qt 3 to Qt4's format. He complained about issues
> > with the XML, which I later also experienced when writing my merge scripts.
> > We used lokalize to get the translations from the translators and all that entails
> > (user management, scope, etc)
> Would be good to know exactly what the issues are.
> > I would expect that Qt would adopt/focus on GNU gettext/PO files in the
> > future?
> Well, you can use gettext already right now, for your own translations.
> Anyhow, I doubt that we can change the existing tooling in Qt to gettext without breaking user code. And given our focus on compatibility, I don't see this happen any time soon.
> Regards
> Kai

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