Julian Field mailscanner at
Sun Nov 17 16:09:13 GMT 2002

At 21:07 15/11/2002, you wrote:
>Let me put in a plug for GNU Gettext.  There are several modules on
>CPAN that support it or emulate it.
>Essentially you wrap all the UK English strings in subroutine calls.
>The subroutine uses the string as a key to look up the
>equivalent in a locale-specific language.  All you have to do is
>set the locale when the program starts (and supply translations in
>a text file).

That only appears to easily allow for 1 language at a time.
I allow you to choose different languages for different messages, like you
can already with the message report files.
Julian Field                Teaching Systems Manager
jkf at         Dept. of Electronics & Computer Science
Tel. 023 8059 2817          University of Southampton
                             Southampton SO17 1BJ

More information about the MailScanner mailing list