Improvement suggestion for pylupdate6

Detlev Offenbach detlev at
Mon May 24 12:19:10 BST 2021

Am 24.05.21 um 12:50 schrieb Phil Thompson:
> On 23/05/2021 15:24, Detlev Offenbach wrote:
>> Hello Phil,
>> while porting eric to PyQt6 I saw this improvement capabilities for 
>> pylupdate6.
>> 1. If a text to be translated is empty, it should be omitted from the
>>    resulting .ts file. That is the behavior of lupdate5/6.
> pylupdate6 does the same - at least for the attached test.

Than Qt introduced a change. pylupdate5 didn't do that and it actually 
doesn't make sense to translate an empty string.


Detlev Offenbach
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