[etoys-dev] Translation support
richi.moran at gmail.com
Wed Apr 28 20:21:14 EDT 2010
Great! Thanks for the explanation and the pointers, I'll look into it. I see
that a lot of code is already there, that's a huge relief for me :)
On Wed, Apr 28, 2010 at 3:34 AM, Korakurider <korakurider at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Ricardo.
> I haven't noticed this requirement is covered in the GSoC project.
> Here are starting point.
> 1. Background
> In Etoys image translation support based on gettext emulation has
> been implemented.
> (You need to know basic concept of gettext; see
> + POT Extraction: see class comment of GetTextExporter2
> + Translation Engine: see #translated
> 2. Problem
> Current implementation is that all strings belong to the
> textdomain "etoys".
> By this huge number of strings (>4000) are included in one big PO/POT
> translators have difficulty to translate it. We need to divide
> it to a few text domains with appropriate size and inclusion
> criteria/packaging scheme.
> Actually the translation framework have feature to mark class
> category for some text domain. (review class side of
> But this has not been used because:
> + We haven't got agreement on what division would be good
> + There is risk that the framework cannot decide correct textdomain
> in some case.
> (see #translated)
> + So we couldn't implement the division in timeline of the past project.
> 3. Related problem
> SQ-139 in etoys bug tracker.
> On Wed, Apr 28, 2010 at 11:27 AM, Ricardo Moran <richi.moran at gmail.com>
> > Hi guys,
> > I'm starting to work on the translation support for GSoC and since I know
> > nothing of how it is implemented and I'm already delayed in the timeline
> > wanted to ask you if you have any pointers on what/where should I look.
> > Thanks in advance!
> > Richo
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