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From Mike <mikeandm...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [GSOC] Proposals from me
Date Mon, 30 Mar 2009 08:48:38 GMT
So when shall we do our injection? compile time? Runtime seems to be
difficult...

Hack on the String can be easily done under runtime. But the performance
will slower on average, i mean without consider jar file replacement.

Yours, Mike

在 2009-03-30一的 16:44 +0800,Jimmy,Jing Lv写道:
> Hi,
> 
> 2009/3/30 Mike <mikeandmore@gmail.com>
> 
> > 在 2009-03-30一的 15:47 +0800,Jimmy,Jing Lv写道:
> >
> > > Yes if the programmers does have sense to make their projects localizable
> > > (like Apache Harmony) that'll be good, the only work left for the tool is
> > to
> > > translate and fulfill the property file, however many of them does not.
> > The
> > > project will help them to do that.
> > > Yep, that's an alternative implementation, however this requires the
> > > re-compilation thus is not flexible, and may have problems on
> > deployment(jar
> > > replacement is costly!). If we use a property/resource Bundle mechanism,
> > no
> > > compilation nor source code modification is need if we want to add one or
> > > more languages.
> > >
> >
> > well, it sounds that we needs to scan all the Strings in the source
> > code?
> 
> 
> Yes, possible, or at least one choice :)
> 
> 
> >
> >
> > For property/resource implement, it's not easy let the program itself
> > know. That is to say, you can't control it when displaying the String.
> > You have to translate it out when the String is created, So if we want
> > to all-in-one jar translation solution, we need a hack on the String
> > class. Which i don't think is clean. ^_^
> 
> 
> For the first thing, hack on the Harmony String is CLEAN, Apache Harmony has
> fully implemented the JRE, jvm plus classlib :)
> However, hack on the String is one of the choices. On the other hand, for an
> example, we may have a line of:
> 
> throw new RuntimeException("Love");
> 
> and after our injection, this line will become something like
> 
> throw new RuntimeException(Messagers.get("Love",thisLocal));
> 
> where "Messagers.get("Love",thisLocal)" will return some translated words
> for the local, e.g, "Amour" in the language of Franch, or "Liebe" in German
> ;)
> Further more, we may ignore some hard-to-analysis words/sentences but only
> focus on the ones which are easy to apply the localization? :)
> 
> All kinds of ideas on design is welcome at this period. Please tell me if
> you have more questions :)
> 
> 
> > But of course, if we implemented in that way, harmony's j2se class
> > library implementation might be popular.^_^
> >
> > Thanks for you reply,
> >
> > Yours, Mike
> >
> >
> >
> 
> 


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