What is the difference between PO and MO files? --manus 21:35, 4 May 2006 (CEST)

PO (Portable Object) is the human readable format, with keywords and all the white-spaces; MO (Machine object) are intended to be read by computers and have no formatting. Trosim 21:49, 4 May 2006 (CEST)

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Useful link

Here is the approach of GNU for internationalization.

Gettext and Java

a project for SmartEiffel that has a class for Printf-like STRING formatting with positional indexes

About object globality see OO Software Construction 2nd edition, B. Meyer; chap. 18 Global objects and constants