Hi,

Ruby-GetText-Package-1.1.0 is now available.

Thanks for many helps!

Highlights
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 * Added some functions which managed po/mo files easily.
   * GetText.update_pofiles creates/updates pot/po files.
     The idea is from Sascha Ebach.

 * String% is extended to accept named argument.
   "%{file} is selected." % {:file => "foo.rb"}
   Proposed by Sascha Ebach and Kazuhiro NISHIYAMA.

 * Enhanced Ruby on Rails support.

 * New/Updated translations:
    Czech              - Karel Miarka (NEW)
    Dutch              - Menno Jonkers (NEW)
    French             - Laurent Sansonetti
    German             - Sasa Ebach
    Japanese           - Masao Mutoh
    Korean             - Gyoung-Yoon Noh
    Portuguese(Brazil) - Joao Pedrosa
    Spanish            - David Espada

 * bugfixes.


Website
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http://rubyforge.org/projects/gettext/

* Download
  http://rubyforge.org/frs/?group_id=855&release_id=2856

* Ruby-GetText-Package HOWTOs
  http://ponx.s5.xrea.com/hiki/ruby-gettext-howto.html
* Ruby-GetText-Package HOWTO for CGI/ERB
  http://ponx.s5.xrea.com/hiki/ruby-gettext-howto-cgi.html
* Ruby-GetText-Package HOWTO for Ruby on Rails (NEW)
  http://ponx.s5.xrea.com/hiki/ruby-gettext-howto-rails.html
* Ruby-GetText-Package API Reference 
  http://ponx.s5.xrea.com/hiki/ruby-gettext-api.html

What's this?
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Ruby GetText Package is a Native Language Support Library and 
Tools which modeled after GNU gettext package.

  * 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, GetText::Rails)
  * CGI support (gettext/cgi)
  * ERB support (gettext/erb)
  * Ruby on Rails support (gettext/rails)


Status of translations
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  cs    - 1.1.0
  fr    - 1.1.0
  de    - 1.1.0
  es    - 1.1.0
  it    - 1.0.0 (still old)
  ja    - 1.1.0
  ko    - 1.1.0
  nl    - 1.1.0
  pt_BR - 1.1.0
  sv    - 0.8.0 (still old)


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

http://rubyforge.org/mail/?group_id=855

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 ;). 

Regards,

-- 
.:% Masao Mutoh<mutoh / highway.ne.jp>