From: Christian Biesinger (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Tue May 14 2002 - 11:44:44 EDT
On Tue, May 14, 2002 at 08:33:01AM -0700, Paul Rohr wrote:
> Oops. I should have thought of this before. How should we localize the
> metadata property names?
> Off the cuff, I can think of two alternatives:
> 1. Localize all keys in the file format. Thus, if your UI is in fr-FR,
> then we'd store "Auteur", "Sujet", "Titre", etc. as keys.
You couldn't really use this data then if you use a different UI language,
> 2. Only store localized versions of custom keys.
Well, store whatever the user entered as the key.
> Store all standard key
> names in the file format, and translate them in the UI.
I would vote for this solution, since it allows Abiword using different
languages all use the same metadata.
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