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Python localization
import gettext
import locale
import logging
def init_localization():
'''prepare l10n'''
locale.setlocale(locale.LC_ALL, '') # use user's preferred locale
# take first two characters of country code
loc = locale.getlocale()
filename = "res/" % locale.getlocale()[0][0:2]
logging.debug( "Opening message file %s for locale %s", filename, loc[0] )
trans = gettext.GNUTranslations(open( filename, "rb" ) )
except IOError:
logging.debug( "Locale not found. Using default messages" )
trans = gettext.NullTranslations()
if __name__ == '__main__':
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