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# -- Code to manage/help portage localization.
# Copyright 2004-2013 Gentoo Foundation
# Distributed under the terms of the GNU General Public License v2
from portage import _unicode_decode
# We define this to make the transition easier for us.
def _(mystr):
Always returns unicode, regardless of the input type. This is
helpful for avoiding UnicodeDecodeError from __str__() with
Python 2, by ensuring that string format operations invoke
__unicode__() instead of __str__().
return _unicode_decode(mystr)
def localization_example():
# Dict references allow translators to rearrange word order.
print(_("You can use this string for translating."))
print(_("Strings can be formatted with %(mystr)s like this.") % {"mystr": "VALUES"})
a_value = "value.of.a"
b_value = 123
c_value = [1,2,3,4]
print(_("A: %(a)s -- B: %(b)s -- C: %(c)s") % {"a":a_value,"b":b_value,"c":c_value})