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From Shazron <shaz...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Globalization Plugin
Date Sun, 26 Aug 2012 00:30:05 GMT
That will get us there partially (xml:lang), we still need the
Globalization functions to determine currency, format and parse
numbers, dates etc. according to the user's locale.

On Sat, Aug 25, 2012 at 3:52 PM, Filip Maj <fil@adobe.com> wrote:
> Want to point out that config.xml has a basic localization approach via
> xml:lang attribute. You can then point to specific content (such as
> starting pages) based on language.
>
> http://www.w3.org/TR/widgets/#the-xml:lang-attribute
>
>
> On 8/22/12 11:56 AM, "Brian LeRoux" <b@brian.io> wrote:
>
>>Lunny just pointed out that there is standardization effort in ES6:
>>
>>http://wiki.ecmascript.org/doku.php?id=globalization:specification_drafts
>>
>>Pretty intense. But I suppose thats what we'd gun for. Cordova Core
>>are polyfills.
>>
>>On Wed, Aug 22, 2012 at 11:48 AM, Brion Vibber <brion@pobox.com> wrote:
>>> On Wed, Aug 22, 2012 at 11:40 AM, Michael Brooks
>>> <michael@michaelbrooks.ca>wrote:
>>>
>>>> 1. Follows a W3C standard... when there is a standard.
>>>>
>>>> I've done a brief scan, but can't find any W3C standards around
>>>> globalization / localization. Has anyone else found anything?
>>>>
>>>
>>> I don't think there really is much standardish, other than the current
>>> language being set in navigator.language and local date formats being
>>> output by Date.
>>>
>>> For our usage in Wikipedia's apps, just getting the current language
>>>code
>>> is all we use Globalization for -- navigator.language is hardcoded to
>>> English on Android, making it unusable.
>>>
>>> A more limited plugin that only fetches the locale language (and perhaps
>>> overrides navigator.language?) would do what we need and might not add
>>>much
>>> burden on other platforms, especially if they already implement
>>> navigator.language correctly. The other stuff is gravy if it's available
>>> though!
>>>
>>> -- brion vibber (brion @ pobox.com / bvibber @ wikimedia.org)
>

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