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From Daniel John Debrunner <...@debrunners.com>
Subject Re: Message translation question
Date Wed, 31 Aug 2005 17:26:20 GMT
David Van Couvering wrote:

> I am curious.  What process is followed when someone adds a new message
> to messages.properties.  How do folks who want these messages translated
> find out what new messages need to be translated in each release?

Couple of options:

1) The translator keeps a copy of the english messages.properties
(either directly or through an svn version number) and performs a diff
of the orignal and the new file when they want to translate.


2) Just for added messages, one can write a simple Java program that
shows which messages exist in the english file but not in the translated
file. This is easy because the message files are properties files, thus
they can easily be loaded as properties objects and compared.

Dan.


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