2005-10-23 [wwp] 1.9.15cvs95
[claws.git] / ABOUT-NLS
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--- a/ABOUT-NLS
+++ b/ABOUT-NLS
@@ -113,6 +113,13 @@ But in fact, some languages have dialects in different countries.  For
 example, `de_AT' is used for Austria, and `pt_BR' for Brazil.  The
 country code serves to distinguish the dialects.
 
 example, `de_AT' is used for Austria, and `pt_BR' for Brazil.  The
 country code serves to distinguish the dialects.
 
+   The locale naming convention of `LL_CC', with `LL' denoting the
+language and `CC' denoting the country, is the one use on systems based
+on GNU libc.  On other systems, some variations of this scheme are
+used, such as `LL' or `LL_CC.ENCODING'.  You can get the list of
+locales supported by your system for your country by running the command
+`locale -a | grep '^LL''.
+
    Not all programs have translations for all languages.  By default, an
 English message is shown in place of a nonexistent translation.  If you
 understand other languages, you can set up a priority list of languages.
    Not all programs have translations for all languages.  By default, an
 English message is shown in place of a nonexistent translation.  If you
 understand other languages, you can set up a priority list of languages.
@@ -164,102 +171,422 @@ Available Packages
 ==================
 
    Languages are not equally supported in all packages.  The following
 ==================
 
    Languages are not equally supported in all packages.  The following
-matrix shows the current state of internationalization, as of May 2001.
+matrix shows the current state of internationalization, as of May 2003.
 The matrix shows, in regard of each package, for which languages PO
 files have been submitted to translation coordination, with a
 translation percentage of at least 50%.
 
 The matrix shows, in regard of each package, for which languages PO
 files have been submitted to translation coordination, with a
 translation percentage of at least 50%.
 
-     Ready PO files    bg cs da de el en eo es et fi fr gl hr id it
-                     +----------------------------------------------+
-     a2ps            |          []             []                   |
-     bash            |          []       [] []       []             |
-     bison           |          []          [] []    []             |
-     clisp           |          []    []    []       []             |
-     cpio            |       [] []          []       []             |
-     diffutils       |       [] []       [] []       [] []    []    |
-     enscript        |          []                   []             |
-     error           |                               []             |
-     fileutils       |    [] [] [] []       []       [] []          |
-     findutils       |       [] []          [] []    [] []    [] [] |
-     flex            |       []             []       []             |
-     gawk            |                                              |
-     gcal            |                                              |
-     gcc             |       []                                     |
-     gettext         |    [] [] [] []       []       [] []    [] [] |
-     gnupg           |          []       []    []    []          [] |
-     grep            |                   []    []                [] |
-     hello           |       [] []       [] [] [] [] []       [] [] |
-     id-utils        |       []                      []             |
-     indent          |       [] []             []    [] []          |
-     libc            |    [] [] [] []       []       [] []       [] |
-     lilypond        |                                              |
-     lynx            |    [] [] []                                  |
-     m4              |    [] [] [] []                [] []    []    |
-     make            |          []          []       [] []          |
-     parted          |          []                      []          |
-     ptx             |       [] []          [] []    [] []    []    |
-     python          |                                              |
-     recode          |       [] [] []    [] []       [] []       [] |
-     sed             |    []    [] []    []    []    [] []    [] [] |
-     sh-utils        |    [] [] [] []       [] []    [] []       [] |
-     sharutils       |    [] [] [] []       []       [] []          |
-     soundtracker    |                                              |
-     sp              |                                              |
-     tar             |    [] [] []          [] []    []       [] [] |
-     texinfo         |    []    []       []          []             |
-     textutils       |    [] [] [] []       []       [] []          |
-     util-linux      |    []                                        |
-     wdiff           |    [] []             [] []    [] []    []    |
-     wget            |    [] [] [] []       [] []    [] []       [] |
-                     +----------------------------------------------+
-                       bg cs da de el en eo es et fi fr gl hr id it
-                        0 14 21 27 10  1  8 20 13  1 28 17  0  9 11
+     Ready PO files       am az be bg ca cs da de el en en_GB eo es
+                        +-------------------------------------------+
+     a2ps               |       []          [] [] []                |
+     aegis              |                      ()                   |
+     anubis             |                                           |
+     ap-utils           |                                           |
+     bash               |                      []             [] [] |
+     batchelor          |                                           |
+     bfd                |                   []                   [] |
+     binutils           |                   []                   [] |
+     bison              |                   [] []                [] |
+     bluez-pin          |                []                   []    |
+     clisp              |                                           |
+     clisp              |                      []    []          [] |
+     coreutils          |             []    [] []                [] |
+     cpio               |                   [] []                [] |
+     darkstat           |                   ()                   [] |
+     diffutils          |             [] [] [] [] []          [] [] |
+     e2fsprogs          |                []    []                   |
+     enscript           |             []    [] []        []         |
+     error              |             []    [] []        []      [] |
+     fetchmail          |             [] () [] [] []             [] |
+     fileutils          |                   [] []                [] |
+     findutils          |             []    [] [] []          [] [] |
+     flex               |             []    [] []                [] |
+     gas                |                                        [] |
+     gawk               |             []    [] []                [] |
+     gcal               |             []                            |
+     gcc                |                   []                   [] |
+     gettext            |       []    []    [] []                [] |
+     gettext-runtime    |       []    []    [] []                [] |
+     gettext-tools      |                      []                [] |
+     gimp-print         |                [] [] []        []      [] |
+     gliv               |                                           |
+     glunarclock        |    []             [] []                   |
+     gnucash            |                      ()        []         |
+     gnucash-glossary   |                   [] ()                [] |
+     gnupg              |             [] ()    [] []          [] [] |
+     gpe-calendar       |                      []                   |
+     gpe-conf           |                      []                   |
+     gpe-contacts       |                      []                   |
+     gpe-edit           |                                           |
+     gpe-login          |                      []                   |
+     gpe-ownerinfo      |                      []                   |
+     gpe-sketchbook     |                      []                   |
+     gpe-timesheet      |                                           |
+     gpe-today          |                      []                   |
+     gpe-todo           |                      []                   |
+     gphoto2            |                [] [] []                [] |
+     gprof              |                   []                   [] |
+     gpsdrive           |                      ()    ()          () |
+     grep               |          [] []       [] []             [] |
+     gretl              |                                        [] |
+     hello              |             []    [] [] []          [] [] |
+     id-utils           |                   [] []                   |
+     indent             |             []       []             [] [] |
+     jpilot             |                [] [] []                [] |
+     jwhois             |                                        [] |
+     kbd                |                [] [] [] []             [] |
+     ld                 |                   []                   [] |
+     libc               |             [] [] [] [] []             [] |
+     libgpewidget       |                      []                   |
+     libiconv           |             []    [] []             [] [] |
+     lifelines          |                   [] ()                   |
+     lilypond           |                   []                      |
+     lingoteach         |                                           |
+     lingoteach_lessons |                      ()                () |
+     lynx               |             [] [] [] []                   |
+     m4                 |                [] [] [] []                |
+     mailutils          |             []                         [] |
+     make               |                   [] []                [] |
+     man-db             |             [] () [] []                () |
+     mysecretdiary      |                   [] []                [] |
+     nano               |             [] () [] []                [] |
+     nano_1_0           |             [] () [] []                [] |
+     opcodes            |                   []                   [] |
+     parted             |             [] [] [] []                [] |
+     ptx                |             []    [] []             [] [] |
+     python             |                                           |
+     radius             |                                           |
+     recode             |       []          [] [] []          [] [] |
+     screem             |                                           |
+     sed                |             []    [] []             [] [] |
+     sh-utils           |                   [] []                [] |
+     sharutils          |             [] [] [] [] []             [] |
+     sketch             |                   [] ()                [] |
+     soundtracker       |                   [] []                [] |
+     sp                 |                      []                   |
+     tar                |                [] [] []                [] |
+     texinfo            |                [] [] []             []    |
+     textutils          |             []    [] []                [] |
+     tin                |                      ()        ()         |
+     util-linux         |             [] [] [] []                [] |
+     vorbis-tools       |                [] []                   [] |
+     wastesedge         |                      ()                   |
+     wdiff              |             []    [] []                [] |
+     wget               |          [] [] [] [] [] []             [] |
+     xchat              |             []          []             [] |
+     xpad               |                                           |
+                        +-------------------------------------------+
+                          am az be bg ca cs da de el en en_GB eo es
+                           0  1  4  2 31 17 54 60 14  1   4   12 56
+     
+                          et fa fi fr ga gl he hr hu id it ja ko
+                        +----------------------------------------+
+     a2ps               | []    [] []                   ()    () |
+     aegis              |                                        |
+     anubis             |          []                            |
+     ap-utils           |          []                            |
+     bash               |          []             []             |
+     batchelor          |             []                         |
+     bfd                |          []                      []    |
+     binutils           |          []                      []    |
+     bison              | []       []                [] []       |
+     bluez-pin          |          [] []          [] []          |
+     clisp              |                                        |
+     clisp              |          []                            |
+     coreutils          | []       []                   [] []    |
+     cpio               |          []    []       []          [] |
+     darkstat           |          () []          [] []          |
+     diffutils          |       [] []    [] []    [] []    []    |
+     e2fsprogs          |                                        |
+     enscript           |          []          []                |
+     error              |       [] [] []          []             |
+     fetchmail          |                                  []    |
+     fileutils          | []       []             []    [] []    |
+     findutils          | []    [] [] [] []    [] [] [] [] [] [] |
+     flex               |          []                         [] |
+     gas                |          []                            |
+     gawk               |          []       []                   |
+     gcal               |          []                            |
+     gcc                |          []                            |
+     gettext            |          []                      [] [] |
+     gettext-runtime    |          []                []    [] [] |
+     gettext-tools      |                                  []    |
+     gimp-print         |          []                      []    |
+     gliv               |          ()                            |
+     glunarclock        |             [] []       []       []    |
+     gnucash            |                               []       |
+     gnucash-glossary   |                               []       |
+     gnupg              | []    [] []    []          [] [] []    |
+     gpe-calendar       |                            []          |
+     gpe-conf           |                                        |
+     gpe-contacts       |          []                            |
+     gpe-edit           |          []                []          |
+     gpe-login          |          []                            |
+     gpe-ownerinfo      |          []             [] []          |
+     gpe-sketchbook     |          []                            |
+     gpe-timesheet      |          [] []             []          |
+     gpe-today          |          [] []                         |
+     gpe-todo           |          []                []          |
+     gphoto2            |          []             []       []    |
+     gprof              |          []                []          |
+     gpsdrive           |          ()             []    () ()    |
+     grep               | []    [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] []    |
+     gretl              |          []                            |
+     hello              | [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] |
+     id-utils           |          []             [] []          |
+     indent             | []    [] []    []       [] [] [] []    |
+     jpilot             |          []                      ()    |
+     jwhois             |          []             [] [] []       |
+     kbd                |          []                            |
+     ld                 |          []                            |
+     libc               |       [] []    []       []       [] [] |
+     libgpewidget       |          [] []             []          |
+     libiconv           |       [] [] [] []    [] [] [] []       |
+     lifelines          |          ()                            |
+     lilypond           |          []                            |
+     lingoteach         |          []                []          |
+     lingoteach_lessons |                                        |
+     lynx               | []                      []    [] []    |
+     m4                 |          []    []          []    []    |
+     mailutils          |                                        |
+     make               |          []    [] [] []          [] [] |
+     man-db             |          []                   () ()    |
+     mysecretdiary      |          []                []          |
+     nano               |          []    []          [] []       |
+     nano_1_0           |          []    []          [] []       |
+     opcodes            |          []                []          |
+     parted             |          []    []                []    |
+     ptx                | []    [] [] [] []       [] []          |
+     python             |                                        |
+     radius             |                                        |
+     recode             |          []    [] []    [] [] []       |
+     screem             |                                        |
+     sed                | []       [] [] []       [] [] [] []    |
+     sh-utils           | []    [] []             []    [] []    |
+     sharutils          | []       []    []       []       []    |
+     sketch             |          []                            |
+     soundtracker       |          []    []    []                |
+     sp                 |          []                      ()    |
+     tar                | []    [] []    []    [] [] [] [] []    |
+     texinfo            |          []       [] []          []    |
+     textutils          |          []    []       []       [] [] |
+     tin                | []       ()                            |
+     util-linux         | []    [] []             []    () []    |
+     vorbis-tools       |          []                            |
+     wastesedge         |          ()                            |
+     wdiff              | []       []    []       [] []          |
+     wget               | []    [] []    [] [] [] []       []    |
+     xchat              | []       []                      []    |
+     xpad               |                                        |
+                        +----------------------------------------+
+                          et fa fi fr ga gl he hr hu id it ja ko
+                          20  1 15 73 14 24  8 10 30 31 19 31  9
      
      
-                       ja ko lv nl no pl pt pt_BR ru sk sl sv tr zh
-                     +----------------------------------------------+
-     a2ps            |          []                []    []          |  5
-     bash            |                                              |  4
-     bison           | []       []                []                |  7
-     clisp           |          []                                  |  5
-     cpio            |    []    []    []     []   []                |  9
-     diffutils       |                []          []       []       | 10
-     enscript        |          []           []   []                |  5
-     error           |                                              |  1
-     fileutils       | [] []    []    []     []   [] [] [] []       | 16
-     findutils       |    []    []    []     []   []       []       | 14
-     flex            |    []                      []       []       |  6
-     gawk            |                                              |  0
-     gcal            |                                              |  0
-     gcc             | []                                           |  2
-     gettext         | [] []    []    []     []   []    [] [] [] [] | 19
-     gnupg           | []             []                   []       |  8
-     grep            |                                              |  3
-     hello           | [] []    []    []     []   [] []    []       | 17
-     id-utils        |          []                []       []       |  5
-     indent          |    []    []    []          [] []    [] []    | 12
-     libc            | [] []       [] []     []      []    []       | 15
-     lilypond        |          []                                  |  1
-     lynx            | []       []           []   []       []       |  8
-     m4              | []       []    []          []       []       | 12
-     make            | []       []    []     []   []                |  9
-     parted          | []       []                []                |  5
-     ptx             |          [] [] [] []       []       []       | 13
-     python          |                                              |  0
-     recode          |                            []    [] []       | 11
-     sed             | []       []           []   [] [] [] []       | 16
-     sh-utils        | []       [] [] []     []   [] [] [] []    [] | 19
-     sharutils       | []       []                []       []       | 11
-     soundtracker    |                                              |  0
-     sp              |                                              |  0
-     tar             | []       [] [] []     []   []    [] []       | 16
-     texinfo         | []                         []                |  6
-     textutils       | []       [] [] []     []   [] [] []          | 15
-     util-linux      |                       []                     |  2
-     wdiff           |          []    []          [] []    []       | 12
-     wget            | []          []        []   [] [] [] []    [] | 17
-                     +----------------------------------------------+
-       29 teams        ja ko lv nl no pl pt pt_BR ru sk sl sv tr zh
-       40 domains      18  8  0 23  6 16  1  15   26  9  9 20  2  3  336
+                          lg lt lv ms nb nl nn no pl pt pt_BR ro
+                        +----------------------------------------+
+     a2ps               |          []    []    () () ()  []   [] |
+     aegis              |                ()                      |
+     anubis             |          []                         [] |
+     ap-utils           |                         ()             |
+     bash               |                                []      |
+     batchelor          |                                        |
+     bfd                |                                        |
+     binutils           |                                        |
+     bison              |          []    []              []   [] |
+     bluez-pin          |                                     [] |
+     clisp              |                                        |
+     clisp              |                []                      |
+     coreutils          |                         []             |
+     cpio               |                []       []     []      |
+     darkstat           |          []    []              []   [] |
+     diffutils          |          []             []     []      |
+     e2fsprogs          |                                        |
+     enscript           |                []              []      |
+     error              |                []              []      |
+     fetchmail          |                         ()     ()      |
+     fileutils          |                         []             |
+     findutils          |                []       []     []   [] |
+     flex               |                                []      |
+     gas                |                                        |
+     gawk               |                                []      |
+     gcal               |                                        |
+     gcc                |                                        |
+     gettext            |                         []             |
+     gettext-runtime    |                         []             |
+     gettext-tools      |                                        |
+     gimp-print         |                []                      |
+     gliv               |                                []      |
+     glunarclock        |          []                            |
+     gnucash            |                                        |
+     gnucash-glossary   |                []          []          |
+     gnupg              |                                        |
+     gpe-calendar       |                            []       [] |
+     gpe-conf           |                            []       [] |
+     gpe-contacts       |                            []          |
+     gpe-edit           |                            []       [] |
+     gpe-login          |                            []       [] |
+     gpe-ownerinfo      |                            []       [] |
+     gpe-sketchbook     |                            []       [] |
+     gpe-timesheet      |                            []       [] |
+     gpe-today          |                            []       [] |
+     gpe-todo           |                            []       [] |
+     gphoto2            |                                        |
+     gprof              |                                []      |
+     gpsdrive           |                ()    ()        ()      |
+     grep               |                         [] []  []   [] |
+     gretl              |                                        |
+     hello              |       [] [] [] [] [] [] []     []   [] |
+     id-utils           |                []              []   [] |
+     indent             |                []              []   [] |
+     jpilot             |                ()    ()                |
+     jwhois             |                []              []   [] |
+     kbd                |                                        |
+     ld                 |                                        |
+     libc               |             []       [] []     []      |
+     libgpewidget       |                            []       [] |
+     libiconv           |                                []   [] |
+     lifelines          |                                        |
+     lilypond           |                []                      |
+     lingoteach         |                                        |
+     lingoteach_lessons |                                        |
+     lynx               |                []              []      |
+     m4                 |                []       []     []   [] |
+     mailutils          |                                        |
+     make               |                []              []      |
+     man-db             |                                []      |
+     mysecretdiary      |                                []      |
+     nano               |          []    []       []          [] |
+     nano_1_0           |          [] []    []    []             |
+     opcodes            |                []              []   [] |
+     parted             |                   []       []  []      |
+     ptx                |             [] []    [] [] []  []   [] |
+     python             |                                        |
+     radius             |                                        |
+     recode             |                         []     []   [] |
+     screem             |                                        |
+     sed                |                                []   [] |
+     sh-utils           |             []                         |
+     sharutils          |                []                      |
+     sketch             |                                []      |
+     soundtracker       |                                        |
+     sp                 |                                        |
+     tar                |          [] []       [] []     []   [] |
+     texinfo            |                                     [] |
+     textutils          |             []                         |
+     tin                |                                        |
+     util-linux         |                []              []      |
+     vorbis-tools       |                []                   [] |
+     wastesedge         |                                        |
+     wdiff              |          []             []     []   [] |
+     wget               |                []       []          [] |
+     xchat              |       []       []                      |
+     xpad               |                                     [] |
+                        +----------------------------------------+
+                          lg lt lv ms nb nl nn no pl pt pt_BR ro
+                           0  0  2 11  7 26  3  4 18 15  34   34
+     
+                          ru sk sl sr sv ta tr uk vi wa zh_CN zh_TW
+                        +-------------------------------------------+
+     a2ps               | []    []    []    [] []                   | 16
+     aegis              | ()                                        |  0
+     anubis             |                   [] []                   |  5
+     ap-utils           |                      ()                   |  1
+     bash               | []                                        |  7
+     batchelor          |                                           |  1
+     bfd                |             []    []           []         |  7
+     binutils           |             []    []           []         |  7
+     bison              | []          []                            | 13
+     bluez-pin          |                                           |  7
+     clisp              |                                           |  0
+     clisp              |                                           |  5
+     coreutils          | []    []    []    []                 []   | 14
+     cpio               | []          []                 []         | 13
+     darkstat           |             []                 ()    ()   |  9
+     diffutils          | []          []    []                 []   | 21
+     e2fsprogs          |                   []                      |  3
+     enscript           | []          []    []                      | 11
+     error              |    []             []                 []   | 14
+     fetchmail          |                   []                      |  7
+     fileutils          | []    []    []    []           []    []   | 15
+     findutils          | [] [] []    []    []           []         | 27
+     flex               | []          []    []                      | 10
+     gas                |                   []                      |  3
+     gawk               |             []    []                      |  9
+     gcal               |             []    []                      |  4
+     gcc                |                   []                      |  4
+     gettext            | [] [] []    []    []                 []   | 15
+     gettext-runtime    | [] [] []    []    []                 []   | 16
+     gettext-tools      |    [] []                                  |  5
+     gimp-print         |    []       []                            | 10
+     gliv               |                                           |  1
+     glunarclock        | []          []             []             | 11
+     gnucash            |    []                                []   |  4
+     gnucash-glossary   |    []       []                       []   |  8
+     gnupg              |    []       []    []                 []   | 16
+     gpe-calendar       |                                      []   |  5
+     gpe-conf           |                                           |  3
+     gpe-contacts       |                                      []   |  4
+     gpe-edit           |                                      []   |  5
+     gpe-login          |                                      []   |  5
+     gpe-ownerinfo      |                                      []   |  7
+     gpe-sketchbook     |                                      []   |  5
+     gpe-timesheet      |                                      []   |  6
+     gpe-today          |                                      []   |  6
+     gpe-todo           |                                      []   |  6
+     gphoto2            |             []                 []         |  9
+     gprof              |             []    []                      |  7
+     gpsdrive           |    []       []                            |  3
+     grep               | []    []          [] []                   | 24
+     gretl              |                                           |  2
+     hello              | [] []       []    [] []                   | 33
+     id-utils           | []          []    []                      | 11
+     indent             | [] []       []    []                      | 19
+     jpilot             |             []    []    []     []    []   | 10
+     jwhois             | ()          ()    []                 []   | 10
+     kbd                |             []    []                      |  8
+     ld                 |             []    []                      |  5
+     libc               |    []       []    []           []         | 20
+     libgpewidget       |                                           |  6
+     libiconv           | [] [] []    []    [] []                   | 21
+     lifelines          |             []                            |  2
+     lilypond           |             []                            |  4
+     lingoteach         |                                           |  2
+     lingoteach_lessons |                                ()         |  0
+     lynx               | []          []    [] []                   | 14
+     m4                 | []          []                 []         | 15
+     mailutils          |                                           |  2
+     make               | []          []    []           []         | 15
+     man-db             |             []                            |  6
+     mysecretdiary      |             []    []                      |  8
+     nano               | []          []       []                   | 15
+     nano_1_0           | []          []       []                   | 15
+     opcodes            |             []    []                      |  9
+     parted             |             []    []                      | 13
+     ptx                | []          []    []                      | 22
+     python             |                                           |  0
+     radius             |                                           |  0
+     recode             | []    []    []    []                      | 19
+     screem             |             []                            |  1
+     sed                |    [] []    []    [] []                   | 20
+     sh-utils           | []    []          []                      | 13
+     sharutils          | []          []    []                 []   | 16
+     sketch             |             []                            |  5
+     soundtracker       |             []                            |  7
+     sp                 |                   []                      |  3
+     tar                |    [] []    []    []           []         | 24
+     texinfo            | []          []    []           []         | 13
+     textutils          | []    []    []    []                 []   | 15
+     tin                |                                           |  1
+     util-linux         |             []    []                      | 14
+     vorbis-tools       | []                                        |  7
+     wastesedge         |                                           |  0
+     wdiff              | [] []       []    []                      | 17
+     wget               | [] [] []    []    [] []              []   | 25
+     xchat              |    [] []    []                            | 11
+     xpad               |                                           |  1
+                        +-------------------------------------------+
+       50 teams           ru sk sl sr sv ta tr uk vi wa zh_CN zh_TW
+       97 domains         32 19 16  0 56  0 48 10  1  1  12    23    913
 
    Some counters in the preceding matrix are higher than the number of
 visible blocks let us expect.  This is because a few extra PO files are
 
    Some counters in the preceding matrix are higher than the number of
 visible blocks let us expect.  This is because a few extra PO files are
@@ -272,7 +599,7 @@ distributed as such by its maintainer.  There might be an observable
 lag between the mere existence a PO file and its wide availability in a
 distribution.
 
 lag between the mere existence a PO file and its wide availability in a
 distribution.
 
-   If May 2001 seems to be old, you may fetch a more recent copy of
+   If May 2003 seems to be old, you may fetch a more recent copy of
 this `ABOUT-NLS' file on most GNU archive sites.  The most up-to-date
 matrix with full percentage details can be found at
 `http://www.iro.umontreal.ca/contrib/po/HTML/matrix.html'.
 this `ABOUT-NLS' file on most GNU archive sites.  The most up-to-date
 matrix with full percentage details can be found at
 `http://www.iro.umontreal.ca/contrib/po/HTML/matrix.html'.
@@ -282,13 +609,15 @@ Using `gettext' in new packages
 
    If you are writing a freely available program and want to
 internationalize it you are welcome to use GNU `gettext' in your
 
    If you are writing a freely available program and want to
 internationalize it you are welcome to use GNU `gettext' in your
-package.  Of course the GNU Public License applies to your sources from
-then if you include `gettext' directly in your distribution on but
-since you are writing free software anyway this is no restriction.
-
-   Once the sources are change appropriately and the setup can handle to
-use of `gettext' the only thing missing are the translations.  The Free
-Translation Project is also available for packages which are not
+package.  Of course you have to respect the GNU Library General Public
+License which covers the use of the GNU `gettext' library.  This means
+in particular that even non-free programs can use `libintl' as a shared
+library, whereas only free software can use `libintl' as a static
+library or use modified versions of `libintl'.
+
+   Once the sources are changed appropriately and the setup can handle
+the use of `gettext' the only thing missing are the translations.  The
+Free Translation Project is also available for packages which are not
 developed inside the GNU project.  Therefore the information given above
 applies also for every other Free Software Project.  Contact
 `translation@iro.umontreal.ca' to make the `.pot' files available to
 developed inside the GNU project.  Therefore the information given above
 applies also for every other Free Software Project.  Contact
 `translation@iro.umontreal.ca' to make the `.pot' files available to