desktoptojson and list properties / i18n of JSON files

Albert Astals Cid aacid at
Tue Nov 18 23:09:25 GMT 2014

El Dimarts, 18 de novembre de 2014, a les 23:01:14, Alex Merry va escriure:
> On Tuesday 18 November 2014 23:45:56 Albert Astals Cid wrote:
> > I didn't even know we were using json now. Why did we change from .desktop
> > file to .json ones? What's the benefit? Seems like .desktop files did
> > their
> > job good enough and we have all the tooling available already.
> Because that's what Qt uses - Qt5 plugins have JSON metadata as standard,
> meaning it's all in one file (the JSON is embedded in the plugin, although
> it can be read without loading the plugin).

And Qt introduced a technology without making it translatable? What fields do 
we need to make translatable? Can somebody point me to such a .json file we'd 
like to translate?


> Alex

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