Unfortunately, Babel, which provides distutils commands to create messages catalogs, and extract and compile messages, doesn’t allow you to create different catalogs for the same language in one package.
The new distutils commands made available by doublespeak, are:
Users of Babel, will notice that these commands are very similar to the ones provided by Babel:
Some of the doublespeak commands are simply wrappers around Babel commands. The benefit they provide is that you can configure them independently from the Babel commands, for example in your setup.cfg file.
Here’s an example setup.cfg file, which demonstrates how you can configure the standard Babel commands and the new Doublespeak commands: