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flufl.i18n 1.0.4

A high level API for Python internationalization.

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Latest Version: 1.1.3

flufl.i18n - A high level API for internationalization

This package provides a high level, convenient API for managing
internationalization translation contexts in Python application. There is a
simple API for single-context applications, such as command line scripts which
only need to translate into one language during the entire course of their
execution. There is a more flexible, but still convenient API for
multi-context applications, such as servers, which may need to switch language
contexts for different tasks.


``flufl.i18n`` requires Python 2.6.5 or newer, and is compatible with Python 3
when used with ``2to3``.


A `simple guide`_ to using the library is available within this package, in
the form of doctests. The manual is also available online in the Cheeseshop

Project details

The project home page is:

You should report bugs at:

You can download the latest version of the package either from the Cheeseshop:

or from the Launchpad page above. Of course you can also just install it with
``pip`` or ``easy_install`` from the command line::

% sudo pip flufl.i18n
% sudo easy_install flufl.i18n

You can grab the latest development copy of the code using Bazaar, from the
Launchpad home page above. See for details on the
Bazaar distributed revision control system. If you have Bazaar installed, you
can branch the code like this::

% bzr branch lp:flufl.i18n

You may contact the author via


Copyright (C) 2009-2010 Barry A. Warsaw

This file is part of flufl.i18n

flufl.i18n is free software: you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the
terms of the GNU Lesser General Public License as published by the Free
Software Foundation, either version 3 of the License, or (at your option) any
later version.

flufl.i18n is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY
WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR
A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU Lesser General Public License for more

You should have received a copy of the GNU Lesser General Public License along
with flufl.i18n. If not, see <http:"" licenses=""/>.

Table of Contents

.. toctree::


.. _`simple guide`: docs/using.html

NEWS for flufl.i18n

1.0.4 (2010-12-06)
* Restore missing line from to fix distribution tarball.

1.0.3 (2010-12-01)
* Fix to not install myfixers artifact directory on install.
* Remove pylint.rc; we'll use pyflakes instead.

1.0.2 (2010-06-23)
* Small documentation fix.

1.0.1 (2010-06-09)
* Ditch the use of zc.buildout.
* Improved documentation.

1.0 (2010-04-24)
* Use Distribute instead of Setuptools.
* Port to Python 3 when used with 2to3.
* More documentation improvements.

0.6 (2010-04-21)
* Documentation and lint clean up.

0.5 (2010-04-20)
* Added a simplified initialization API for one-language-context
applications. This works much better for non-server applications.
* Added a SimpleStrategy which recognizes the $LOCPATH environment variable.
* Show how PEP 292 strings are supported automatically.
* When strategies are called with zero arguments, they supply the default
translation context, which is usually a NullTranslation. This is better
than hardcoding the NullTranslation in the Application.

0.4 (2010-03-04)
* Add the ability to get the current language code, via _.code

0.3 (2009-11-15)
* Initial release; refactored from Mailman 3.  
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