[Kst] to i18n or not to i18n

Barth Netterfield netterfield at astro.utoronto.ca
Mon Aug 9 17:09:34 CEST 2004

INDEX is a related issue.


On August 5, 2004 07:33 pm, George Staikos wrote:
>    We have had an ongoing lurking i18n bug in Kst.  There are some things
> that get saved in Kst files and read back, and those are passed through
> i18n.  The problem is that if the file is written in one language and read
> in another, the comparisons or searches fail where they should not. 
> Therefore anything that becomes part of tagName() should never be
> translated.  We need to keep an eye out for other such cases and adjust as
> necessary.  We should also try to keep the text used in tagnames to a
> minimum to make them more comfortable for those working in other languages.
>  An alternative approach is to not rely on reparsing or doing substitutions
> inside tagnames -- then we would be able to translate them.

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