[rt-users] Translation

Jesse jesse at fsck.com
Wed May 24 12:13:03 EDT 2000

Well, actually, there was an article in TPJ about localisation 
explaining all the reasons the at gettext is broken.  The author proposed
and implemented a cool new system called Locale::Maketext that appears
a good deal more flexible.   

On Wed, May 24, 2000 at 05:03:05PM +0100, Anil Madhavapeddy wrote:
> Jesse wrote:
> > Someone who has the time and the interest really needs to look
> > into what we need to do in order to build a translation framework for RT2.
> > Tobias and I have poked at a few things and are trying to desing RT2
> > to not make translation impossible.  But the sooner someone starts
> > on building the translation framework, the better.
> >
> I'd say GNU gettext is your friend for this:
> Have a look at the perl bindings for it on CPAN:
> http://search.cpan.org/doc/PVANDRY/gettext-1.01/README
> All it really involves is wrapping all of your text calls
> with a gettext(),
> so instead of
> print "Please enter your username and password\n";
> you would have
> print gettext("Please enter your username and password")."\n";
> More details in that URL.
> --
> Anil Madhavapeddy, <anil at recoil.org>
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