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From David Van Couvering <David.Vancouver...@Sun.COM>
Subject Re: Message translation question
Date Wed, 31 Aug 2005 17:30:50 GMT
Great, sounds reasonable, thanks.

David

Daniel John Debrunner wrote:

>David Van Couvering wrote:
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>>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?
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>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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