[PATCH 3/5] winecfg: Make winecfg resources compilable by aWindows resource compiler

Dmitry Timoshkov dmitry at codeweavers.com
Tue Jul 31 10:28:18 CDT 2007

"Frank Richter" <frank.richter at gmail.com> wrote:

> >> Why?
> > 
> > Because if that character doesn't exist in their locale they would need to
> > figure out first what that code was supposed to express, and find a
> > suitable
> > replacement next.
> I suppose a translator could look at the e.g. English original in the
> appropriate codepage(ie 1252)
> and easily recognize quote characters - if
> it can't be gathered from the context.
> Then finding "a suitable replacement" should be trivial - if you speak a
> language you likely know what kind of quotes are usually used there.

That doesn't really match my understanding of not creating additional problems
without a real necessity. Without a real gain as well IMO.


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