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Subject [issues] New comment: (FOR-18) support mulitple languages
Date Thu, 01 Jan 1970 00:00:00 GMT
The following comment has been added to this issue:

     Author: Juan Jose Pablos
    Created: Mon, 25 Aug 2003 12:14 PM
       Body:
Babelfish allows to navigate a site with systran translation but anyone is welcome to forward
any patches if feels that this is necessary.

Whatever is the solution, it should use the same pattern as httpd to reduce the learnirng
curve:
http://httpd.apache.org/docs/content-negotiation.html

I like the idea of using I18n transformer for menus:
http://cocoon.apache.org/2.1/userdocs/transformers/i18n-transformer.html
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        Key: FOR-18
    Summary: support mulitple languages
       Type: New Feature

     Status: Unassigned
   Priority: Critical

    Project: Forrest
  Component: None

   Assignee: 
   Reporter: Ralf Hauser

    Created: Sat, 11 Jan 2003 2:27 AM
    Updated: Mon, 20 Jan 2003 8:12 AM

Description:
In my current environment to develop static mulitlingual web-sites, I use an ant build.xml
and the m4 macro preprocessor to achieve the following (sample):
1) index.en.m4 gets converted to index.en.html
The *.en.m4 contains all language dependent text (similarly *.de.m4 for German) and includes
index.m4 that contains the page's content layout.
[(^\.)+].m4 includes sitedef.m4 where I define all global parts of the website (e.g. navigation
structure, unique content e.g. phone numbers, filenames, etc.). This in turn includes a sitedefs.en
or sitedef.de, ... respectively for global, language dependent definitions.
2) Dependencies 
a) upon change of [(^\.)+].m4, all depending *.*LANG*.html get rebuilt
b) upon change of sitedef.m4, build.xml, and alike all *.html gets rebuilt
c) upon change of sitedefs.en all *.en.html get rebuilt.

Obviously, I could use the exact same approach to create .xml whereever I created .html before,
but my long-term goal is to get rid of m4. Has anybody already put some thought into how this
would be done with forrest?


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