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 From:  "Thomas Hedberg Jensen" <thomas at hedberg dash jensen dot dk>
 To:  <m0n0wall dash dev at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall-dev] M0n0wall internationalization
 Date:  Tue, 28 Sep 2004 19:45:21 +0200
Danmark isnt a big country, but if you are interested I can translate to
danish.


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Jean Everson Martina" <everson at inf dot ufsc dot br>
To: <m0n0wall dash dev at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
Sent: Tuesday, September 28, 2004 7:03 PM
Subject: [m0n0wall-dev] M0n0wall internationalization


> Hi all,
>
>      As I promised I was working in an internationalization patch for
> m0n0wall. I almost finished this. What I have until now is:
>
> - Changed the php to have gettext support. It introduced a litle more
> libraries in the system, and a 1MB space, but everything fits on the
> originall image size of m0n0. (no memory problemas were created. still
> running on wrap)
> - I changed EVERY string in the webGUI to use gettext _() function. But
> I didn't care about things like languages that uses other writing
> orientation (asian ones).
> - I generated a messages.po with the strings and I started to translate
> to Brazilian Portuguese. I'm looking for people to translate to their
> native languages (http://www.inf.ufsc.br/~everson/m0n0wall/messages.po).
> - I created a /locale directory, to have all translations in there.
> Every translations is almost 100K large. My first focues it to have it
> translate to at least 5 more languages than English and Brazilian
> Portuguese.
> - I'm almost finishing a patch in System.php to let the user choose the
> language they want, and of course save it in config.xml.
>
> What I'm planning to do:
>
> - As I did the translation on m0n0wal 1.1, I will need soon to have
> another patch to m0n0 1.2. I patched the beta, and everything is ok, but
> I think that some new strigs were introduced, so I will have to test it
> before release it.
> - As Manuel said that the translations is not an important issue and
> that it will not be mantained in m0n0 main distribution(development
> problemas), as I'm having more pot files, I will release images in all
> formats m0n0 do to people that want use it. It will be m0n0, with just
> the internationalization patch.
> - I will also planning to have a homepage for my m0n0 patches. and this
> images will be released there very soon. I will publish here when I have
> it done.
>
> For people that are interested in translate the pot file, please keep me
> informed, so we will not waste time doing things twice.
>
>
>
> Jean
>
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