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Re: PATCH centertrans.

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  • Martin Dalecki
    ... Well I have updated the po files for German already as well. I just have to send them to you :-). ... Yes it does, inside his own supplied po file. Motif
    Message 1 of 6 , Jul 2, 2001
      Bram Moolenaar wrote:
      >
      > Martin Dalecki wrote:
      >
      > > That's a good Idea. I never noticed this becouse most of the time I'm using
      > > focus follows mouse. It wouldn't be too difficult to do it. Hoever please
      > > apply the above patch anyway, becouse this makes it far easier for me to
      > > stay in sync, due to the fact that there are some other pending patches I
      > > have in stall. OK?
      >
      > Oh well, I can include the patch now. I didn't like warping the mouse pointer
      > anyway (except that it was better than nothing).
      >
      > > > I don't understand why the set_predefined_label() is required. Don't the
      > > > GUI library functions take care of translating the labels themselves? If
      > > > Vim does the translation, it will fail for languages that we don't have a
      > > > po file for, even though the translation does exist on the system.
      > >
      > > Don't worry please = it won't fail.
      > > If it goes about motif, there is no internal translation of standard
      > > dialogue messages there. Please just have a look at a X11 resource file for
      > > polish (or german) netscape for example.
      >
      > I don't have that. I did try out setting $LANG to German, and the dialog
      > appears to remain in English. Do you mean that every single application has
      > to do translation itself? Ugly dependency! Another reason not to like
      > Motif...

      Well I have updated the po files for German already as well. I just have
      to
      send them to you :-).
      >
      > > The intention behind it is too make all the GUI variants as consistant
      > > as possible. So this way one can make the labels for GTK+ file selection
      > > and Motif file selection identical where feasible. And then we will have
      > > just one single i18n mechanism inside VIM instead of two. For those reasons
      > > I think that the approach I have taken is OK. Last but not least: nothing
      > > prohibits you from taking this patch back out again if it turns out that
      > > someone starts to cry about some messup it could cause;
      >
      > Doesn't the GTK widget do some translation? I'm sure I have seen a translated
      > dialog somewhere....

      Yes it does, inside his own supplied po file. Motif doesn't have such a
      mechanism,
      except manual fiddling with resource files, as I have already explained
      above.
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