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From Mark Little <mark.lit...@jboss.com>
Subject Re: I18N and L10N stuff...
Date Thu, 02 Nov 2006 14:35:32 GMT
No feedback must mean everyone is happy ;-)

I'll take a look at this the week after next when I get back from  
SCUBA diving in the Red Sea :-) and my broken machine is fixed :-(

Mark.


On 26 Oct 2006, at 23:36, Mark Little wrote:

> Owing to server outages, this seemed to get lost first time round.
>
> Mark.
>
>
> On 23 Oct 2006, at 18:47, Mark Little wrote:
>
>> I notice from looking at the code that although there's an  
>> approach to what log implementation to use for  
>> internationalization/localization support, there's nothing formal  
>> for creating resource bundles. Maybe I missed it though. However,  
>> under the assumption I'm correct, one thing I'd like to suggest to  
>> solve this issue would be to use the resource bundle doclet that  
>> was developed by Hewlett-Packard, and now freely available (under  
>> LGPL) from JBoss. Take a look http://docs.jboss.org/process-guide/ 
>> en/html/internationalization.html#d0e3916 and specifically at  
>> 11.2.6 (Creating Resource Bundles). You can ignore the references  
>> to the logger implementation because, as I said above, that seems  
>> to be taken care of already in CXF.
>>
>> This doclet has been used successfully in many of the HP NetAction  
>> products (in 2000/2001/2002) and subsequently in the Arjuna  
>> Transaction Service/Message Service implementations. If this looks  
>> to be of interest, then I'd be happy to work with whoever to  
>> incorporate the ant task that runs the doclet into the build  
>> scripts and produce an update to the wiki page for developers to  
>> follow when writing text that goes into a resource bundle. I know  
>> it's covered by LGPL, but I assume that since this would only  
>> affect the building of CXF and not something that gets shipped  
>> with the product, it should be alright to use.
>>
>> Mark.
>>
>>
>>
>> On 6 Oct 2006, at 23:06, Mark Little wrote:
>>
>>> I'll take a look at the wiki page and come up to speed on that.
>>>
>>> Thanks,
>>>
>>> Mark.
>>>
>>>
>>> On 6 Oct 2006, at 21:09, Daniel Kulp wrote:
>>>
>>>>
>>>> Mark,
>>>>
>>>> On Friday October 06 2006 3:57 pm, Mark Little wrote:
>>>>> Your I18N reference got me thinking. Can someone point me at  
>>>>> the I18N/
>>>>> L10N approach taken for CXF? What I mean is the rules and tools  
>>>>> for
>>>>> generating resource bundles and using them within the code. If
>>>>> there's no solution in place, we may have an open source tool that
>>>>> the project might want to consider.
>>>>
>>>> There is some "older" stuff on the old Celtix wiki related to that:
>>>> http://wiki.objectweb.org/celtix/Wiki.jsp?page=Internationalization
>>>> and:
>>>> http://wiki.objectweb.org/celtix/Wiki.jsp?page=CeltixLogging
>>>>
>>>> Not a lot though and what is there needs to be copied to the CXF  
>>>> space.
>>>>
>>>> Good question though.  :-)
>>>>
>>>> If you see areas in the code that aren't doing the I18N stuff,  
>>>> file bugs
>>>> (or fix it).
>>>>
>>>> Thanks!
>>>> -- 
>>>> J. Daniel Kulp
>>>> Principal Engineer
>>>> IONA
>>>> P: 781-902-8727    C: 508-380-7194   F:781-902-8001
>>>> daniel.kulp@iona.com
>>

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