[Phpmyadmin-devel] Re: /lang

Marc Delisle lem9 at users.sourceforge.net
Sat May 5 02:33:17 CEST 2001

"Olivier M." a écrit :

> On Fri, May 04, 2001 at 08:04:40AM -0400, Marc Delisle wrote:
> > I suggest this:
> > in select_lang.inc.php3, just before the require, add this:
> > require($lang_path . 'english.inc.php3');
> >
> > So, if the translation is not available, english will show (hopefully the english file should be
> > complete).
> It would be a good hack, but that's not clean IMHO. This way, the
> translators (not always technical people) would always have to compare
> their file to the englich version on every check, which takes time.
> It think it's much easier to add an "// last" tag at the end
> of every lang file, and then with a
> perl -i -p -e 's/\/\/\ last/newstringdef\n\/\/\ last/g' lang/*.php3
> add the new string everywhere.   That's the way I use for example
> with omail-webmail.
> -> consistency
> -> easier for translators
> -> clean :)
> Regards,
> Olivier


The // last  tag is ok for me.  BTW do we have "official" translators for every language?

I was under the impression that the phmyadmin-translators mailing list would give
us quick answers, and each developper would himself add the translated strings
to appropriate files, but I realize that we won't have immediately translations for all supported
language files.  So a lag will develop, and it will be clean to see the new strings at the end of


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