#512 ✓closed
Therese Telepski

Feature Request - Localized Menus

Reported by Therese Telepski | October 28th, 2008 @ 10:00 AM | in Features

Dear Morgan,

this definitely is NOT meant to annoy you, it's just an idea. As you've got to do a lot of replacing localized constants by variables and putting the constants into an extra file just to keep the prog running for int auctions; see ticket #508.

If this is completely done and if it isn't too much work the same could be done for the menus, i.e. creating a base for localized versions of JBW.

As long as the program's structure doesn't change markedly, this would be a one time work giving everyone the chance to run JBW in his native language.

You already considered integrating a country choice into the config menus (basically it already exists => preferred eBay site). My suggestion would be kind of 'canonic enhancment' of that choice.

Sincerely,

Therese

Comments and changes to this ticket

  • Morgan Schweers

    Morgan Schweers October 28th, 2008 @ 10:11 AM

    • Milestone changed from 2.0 Full Release to Features
    • State changed from “new” to “open”

    Greetings,

    chuckle Long term; yes. Short term; nope.

    There are a LOT of strings in JBidwatcher.

    I'd already extracted about 50% of the ones that are used for matching, because I needed to be able to override them to fix simple changes eBay does on the fly, so going all the way to recognizing site-local text will be a much smaller task than it would have been otherwise.

    Doing all the rest of the strings in the app is a vastly bigger task. The same infrastructure would/will be used, but finding and fixing all of the existing strings is a big task.

    -- Morgan Schweers, CyberFOX!

  • Therese Telepski

    Therese Telepski October 28th, 2008 @ 10:18 AM

    Sure. As told it was just an idea ...

    Therese

  • Morgan Schweers

    Morgan Schweers March 8th, 2017 @ 04:38 PM

    • State changed from “open” to “closed”
    • Tag set to old
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