The gettext module provides internationalization (I18N) and
localization (L10N) services for your Python modules and applications.
It supports both the GNU
gettext message catalog API and a
higher level, class-based API that may be more appropriate for Python
files. The interface described below allows you to write your
module and application messages in one natural language, and provide a
catalog of translated messages for running under different natural
Some hints on localizing your Python modules and applications are also given.