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Re: gettext feature request

From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: gettext feature request
Date: Thu, 12 Aug 2021 10:29:45 -0400
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On 8/11/21 6:35 PM, Jean-Jacques Brucker wrote:
> Le 10/08/2021 à 17:22, Chet Ramey a écrit :
>> This is the current description:
>>         noexpand_translation
>>                 If  set,  bash encloses the translated results of $"..."
>>                 quoting in single quotes instead of double  quotes.   If
>>                 the string is not translated, this has no effect.
>> It will be in the next devel branch push.
> Thank a lot Chet.
> I still think it would have been more consistent to extend the $'...' syntax.

Why would it be more consistent to add translation to a quoting syntax that
didn't have it than to post-process translations in a different way?

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