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From Giorgio Natili <g.nat...@gnstudio.com>
Subject Re: Globalization Plugin
Date Sat, 15 Sep 2012 15:12:16 GMT
I meet Pat Mueller and we are in touch to move on with the porting...

On 9/11/12 11:39 PM, "Filip Maj" <fil@adobe.com> wrote:

>Yeah there will be folk from IBM and Adobe, off the top of my head, that
>will be there!
>
>On 9/11/12 2:36 PM, "Giorgio Natili" <g.natili@gnstudio.com> wrote:
>
>>Yes it is...
>>
>>On 9/11/12 11:26 PM, "Filip Maj" <fil@adobe.com> wrote:
>>
>>>A bunch of people from the list will be at PhoneGap Day EU, if that's
>>>what
>>>you're talking about?
>>>
>>>On 9/11/12 2:15 PM, "Giorgio Natili" <g.natili@gnstudio.com> wrote:
>>>
>>>>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/Glob
>>>>>>a
>>>>>>l
>>>>>>i
>>>>>>z
>>>>>>a
>>>>>>tion/globalization.tests.js
>>>>>>BlackBerry:
>>>>>>https://github.com/phonegap/phonegap-plugins/blob/master/BlackBerry/G
>>>>>>l
>>>>>>o
>>>>>>b
>>>>>>a
>>>>>>l
>>>>>>ization/globalization.tests.js
>>>>>>iOS:
>>>>>>https://github.com/phonegap/phonegap-plugins/blob/master/iOS/Globaliz
>>>>>>a
>>>>>>t
>>>>>>i
>>>>>>o
>>>>>>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_d
>>>>>>>r
>>>>>>>a
>>>>>>>f
>>>>>>>t
>>>>>>> >>>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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