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.


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 at:

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 install flufl.i18n
% sudo easy_install flufl.i18n

You may want to use virtualenv instead of installing the package into the system Python.

You can grab the latest development copy of the code using Bazaar, from the Launchpad home page above. See http://bazaar-vcs.org 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 barry@python.org.

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