[Chandler-dev] Localizing English

Philippe Bossut pbossut at osafoundation.org
Thu Apr 5 21:28:32 PDT 2007


Hi,

Brian Kirsch wrote:
>
> Keep English strings in Python but allow the creation of an en.po for
> making changes during code freeze points. i.e. Mimi wants to refine the
> language on a dialog without editing the code.
>
> The keys (Unicode strings in Python) remain the same so as
> not to disturb other localization .po files. Using a en.po would allow us
> to make subtle changes easily with out generating a rebuild of Chandler.
>
> If I have correctly summarized your proposal then I would give a +1.

This is exactly what I had in mind. Sorry to have been somewhat muddled 
in my first proposal.

>
> The most important thing is not changing the keys (English) that are
> used by localizers to create .po translations. Your suggestion 
> accomplishes
> this.

Cool! Looks like we've a deal then... :)

Cheers,
- Philippe


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