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Re: [Subclipse-users] About the language display of Subclise in Eclipse

From: Tom Schindl <tom.schindl_at_bestsolution.at>
Date: Fri, 23 May 2008 17:07:29 +0200

Jens Seidel schrieb:
> On Fri, May 23, 2008 at 08:47:36AM -0400, Mark Phippard wrote:
>> On Fri, May 23, 2008 at 8:25 AM, Jens Seidel <jensseidel_at_users.sf.net> wrote:
>>> Since Mark wrote that there will be a final RC this weekend I really
>>> wonder what's so difficult to commit four simple files?
>>> I'm at least very happy that I didn't investigated more time to finish
>>> my work considering the feedback.
>> that. I will get to it when I can. I actually do not intend to apply
>> your patch as is,
> This is the reason why I will not send further updates!
>> I want to figure out how to add separate language
>> pack plugins and move the translations to those. I'd probably apply
>> your patch and then svn move it. We have had a lot of users make the
>> same request as this user and I think it would be better to make the
>> translations optional.

Fragments are the way to go. Eclipse does it the same way it even splits
the fragments to not download too many languages. I've done that for
some code modules of eclipse 3.3 and its quite easy (e.g. to ship
translations for german, french, ... for the jface bundle it looks like
this [1])

> But you didn't removed the current ones, right?
>> Finally, since several users made the Babel suggestion, I was hoping
>> someone would take the initiative to find out what it would take for
>> us to be using that project as a way to manage translations.
> Babel *is* the right solution! Considering that adding projects is
> according to http://babel.eclipse.org/babel/importing.php possible
> for project leads (even if I wonder whether the link given there is
> right) I assume existing translations will be reused. That's the
> reason why I asked you to commit (I really see no problem with it:
> commit my files and after it register Subclipse on Babel).

I don't think subclipse can take part in Babel because it's not a
project under the Eclipse Umbrella.

Could you simply pack your language files as a fragment (e.g. I've
translated some other Eclipse-Core-Modules in 3.3) and add this
fragement to your plugin-dir. Even if subclipse ships german language
files I think the ones in the fragement take precedence.



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