[Localization] Deployment-specific packages?

Sayamindu Dasgupta sayamindu at gmail.com
Wed Oct 8 10:54:34 EDT 2008

On Wed, Oct 8, 2008 at 8:15 PM, Bert Freudenberg <bert at freudenbergs.de> wrote:
> Am 08.10.2008 um 16:14 schrieb Sayamindu Dasgupta:
>> On Wed, Oct 8, 2008 at 7:28 PM, Bert Freudenberg
>> <bert at freudenbergs.de> wrote:
>>> We could shave off a few seconds of Etoys start-up time if, e.g., the
>>> Spanish translation was pre-loaded. Also, having a localized package
>>> would allow to include translated example projects and help guides
>>> (which are not covered by gettext-based translations).
>>> Are there any plans to put specific packages into the build for
>>> certain deployments?
>> For 9.1 I am planning on switching to RPM based language packs - which
>> can be used by deployments. Apart from the usual .mo files - these can
>> contain language specific enhancements which you are proposing.
> Well, but these would only be add-ons, right? I thought one rpm could
> not replace files in another rpm.

Yes - only add-ons (we are going to modify gettext and python-gettext
to look for translations in the language pack directory first).

Sayamindu Dasgupta

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