From: Dom Lachowicz (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Wed Sep 24 2003 - 08:27:55 EDT
Go to bugzilla.abisource.com and file these please,
including any patches or proposed fixes for them.
--- nshmyrev <email@example.com> wrote:
> There are some notes to localization.
> 1. CloseWithoutExit button has no shortcuts.
> (So does many interface labels, added with
> For example, Replace dialog contains "Match Case"
> label without shortcuts.)
> Either remove & from DLG_Exit_CloseWithoutSaving
> english original string or
> replace it with _ to let translators know about this
> way to provide shortcut.
> Or correct UT_XML_cloneNoAmpersands to make it
> replace & with _. I
> think it will be most consistent way and it lets
> translator to give shortcuts
> in case of string, added with cloneNoAmpersands. One
> should Remove
> localeLabelUnderline helper. Any time, this way of
> providing shortcuts
> need some reimplementing.
> 2. Date and time inserted in user locale encoding
> instead of utf.
> Look at ap_UnixDialog_Insert_DateTime.cpp:208.
> Proposed replacement:
> // build a list of all items
> for (i = 0; InsertDateTimeFmts[i] != NULL; i++)
> GError * err;
> gsize bytes_read, bytes_written;
> gchar *utf8;
> CURRENT_DATE_TIME_SIZE, InsertDateTimeFmts[i],
> err = NULL;
> bytes_read =0; bytes_written = 0;
> utf8 = g_locale_to_utf8 (szCurrentDateTime, -1,
> &bytes_read, &bytes_written, &err);
> if (!err)
> // Add a new row to the model
> gtk_list_store_append (model, &iter);
> gtk_list_store_set (model, &iter,
> 0, utf8,
> 1, i,
> 3. In plugin management dialog, "Author:" and
> "Description:" can't be
> This situation is strange. I've done update.pl
> but DLG_PLUGIN_MANAGER_AUTHOR is not in ru-RU
> strings, but there is
> such string in fi-FI, for example. How make this
> string to get there?
> This string is also absent in abiword.pot file.
> There is two strings "Author:", one in ap file, one
> in xp. So my xgettext (0.11.5)
> produce this output --
> #. DLG_MetaData_Author_LBL
> #: po/tmp/ap_String_Id.h.h:565
> msgid "Author:"
> msgstr "..."
> Note that second comment is missing. May be, this is
> gettext problem, but
> it is related to AbiWord too, because AbiWord use
> comments in .po files in
> non-standart way.
> 4. DLG_Para_PreviewPrevParagraph is translated from
> locale, but it is already in utf.
> The function UT_UCS4_cloneString_char does
> conversion from locale, so it must be
> used carefully. For example, may be new function
> must be used in ap_Preview_Paragraph.cpp in
> 5. Autotext converted from locale when inserted.
> Consider in
> UT_UCS4_strcpy_char (ucstext, text);
> wich does conversion with
> UT_UCSChar * ucstext = NULL;
> UT_UCS4_cloneString_utf8_char (&ucstext, text);
> 6. Please, commit last Russian translation from
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