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From Giorgio Natili <g.nat...@gnstudio.com>
Subject Re: Globalization Plugin
Date Tue, 11 Sep 2012 21:15:14 GMT
I want to move on... I need some advice, someone of you will be at the
phonegap dev day next Friday?

On 9/6/12 10:44 PM, "Giorgio Natili" <g.natili@gnstudio.com> wrote:

>Hi,
>
>I haven't forgot this e-mail... I will take a look during this weekend!
>
>Giorgio
>
>On 8/27/12 8:02 PM, "gtanner@gmail.com" <gtanner@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>>Feel free to ping me for any jasmine to qunit questions as I did most of
>>the port of mobile-spec and cordova.js
>>Sent on the TELUS Mobility network with BlackBerry
>>
>>-----Original Message-----
>>From: Michael Brooks <michael@michaelbrooks.ca>
>>Sender: mikeywbrooks@gmail.com
>>Date: Mon, 27 Aug 2012 10:42:21
>>To: <callback-dev@incubator.apache.org>
>>Reply-To: callback-dev@incubator.apache.org
>>Subject: Re: Globalization Plugin
>>
>>Hi Giorgio,
>>
>>Thanks a bunch for volunteering to look at porting the QUnit tests to
>>Jasmine!
>>
>>Android:
>>https://github.com/phonegap/phonegap-plugins/blob/master/Android/Globaliz
>>a
>>tion/globalization.tests.js
>>BlackBerry:
>>https://github.com/phonegap/phonegap-plugins/blob/master/BlackBerry/Globa
>>l
>>ization/globalization.tests.js
>>iOS:
>>https://github.com/phonegap/phonegap-plugins/blob/master/iOS/Globalizatio
>>n
>>/globalization.tests.js
>>
>>In the end, we should have one set of JavaScript tests that is run
>>against
>>all three platforms (ala cordova-js and mobile-spec).
>>
>>Michael
>>
>>On Sun, Aug 26, 2012 at 6:05 AM, Giorgio Natili
>><g.natili@gnstudio.com>wrote:
>>
>>> Hi All,
>>>
>>> Where are the Qunit tests? I would like to take a look and check if
>>>it's
>>> possible accordingly to my schedule raise my hand to be a volunteer for
>>> the porting to jasmine.
>>>
>>> Giorgio
>>>
>>> On 8/26/12 2:30 AM, "Shazron" <shazron@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>
>>> >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_draft
>>> >>>s
>>> >>>
>>> >>>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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