[Etoys] Byproduct by the change to camel case wording

Bert Freudenberg bert at freudenbergs.de
Fri Oct 12 07:10:33 EDT 2007

On Oct 12, 2007, at 12:51 , korakurider wrote:

> Hello.
> By the recent update (1691-noCamels-bf), camel case
> wordings have been "normalized" (like "is over color" from
> "isOverColor").
> But a few things have been broken and need rework:
> + existing translations for such wordings in
> NaturalLanguageTranslator have become stale

When exporting a .po, the existing translations are migrated. If "my  
example" had no existing translation, but "myExample" does, it uses  
that one instead. So no translations should be lost.

> + Regeneration of POs and merge exisitng translation data
> is needed as msgid changed.

> + Though I haven't reviewed much, help contents might be
> updated to be consistent with actual system.
> + Existing contents in english like
> community-authored-tutorial) also need adjustment.
> (It's fortunate we japanese don't have CamelCase and don't
> need to adjust wording for this change :-)
> I understand why the change is needed. But the change at
> this time (approaching FRS) means much impact for us.  So
> we need to rethink about this right now and decide our
> minds whether we accept the rework, I think.

It would be much worse if we changed it after 1.0.

- Bert -

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