desktoptojson and list properties / i18n of JSON files

Milian Wolff mail at milianw.de
Tue Nov 18 13:09:00 GMT 2014


On Tuesday 18 November 2014 12:48:42 Sebastian K├╝gler wrote:
> On Monday, November 17, 2014 18:50:04 Milian Wolff wrote:
> > > > > Or can we nowadays write the .json files directly, i.e. can
> > > > > scripty/ki18n
> > > > > cope with them nowadays?
> > > > 
> > > > So, any chance we can use .json directly here?
> > > 
> > > That should be possible, you can just drop the json file in there, and
> > > reference that in the K_PLUGIN_FACTORY_WITH_JSON macro.
> > 
> > So scripty and the ki18n crew can cope with .json files nowadays? No
> > reason
> > to  use .desktop at all anymore?
> > 
> > That would be an acceptable solution for me. Though I guess desktoptojson
> > should get a big fat warning that this it is deprecated and one should
> > better  write .json directly to prevent such issues from occurring
> > randomly
> > in other projects.
> 
> Had I read your email, I'd have said no. I don't think scripty is ready for
> that yet, and desktoptojson isn't deprecated (and I doubt it will be for
> some time).

Criss-cross! So back to the start. What can we do about this? Since this is a 
serious blocker for KDevelop, I'm open for suggestions and would be willing to 
spent time on improving the situation.

What blocks i18n from working on JSON files, does anyone know more about this? 
I think fixing that would be time well spent, contrary to improving 
desktoptojson.

Bye
-- 
Milian Wolff
mail at milianw.de
http://milianw.de




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