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15.5.11 Ruby

RPMs

ruby, ruby-gettext

Ubuntu packages

ruby, ruby-gettext

File extension

rb

String syntax

"abc", 'abc', %q/abc/ etc., %q(abc), %q[abc], %q{abc}

gettext shorthand

_("abc")

gettext/ngettext functions

gettext, ngettext

textdomain

bindtextdomain

bindtextdomain function

setlocale

Prerequisite

require 'gettext' include GetText

Use or emulate GNU gettext

emulate

Extractor

xgettext

Formatting with positions

sprintf("%2$d %1$d", x, y)
"%{new} replaces %{old}" % {:old => oldvalue, :new => newvalue}

Portability

fully portable

po-mode marking