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From Juergen Schmidt <>
Subject Re: [WWW] Some issues translating download/index.html
Date Wed, 09 May 2012 19:56:25 GMT
On Wednesday, 9. May 2012 at 19:40, Ariel Constenla-Haile wrote:
> Hi there,
> We know AOO website is not set up to be (easily?) localized, but we've
> been doing our best with the guys on the Spanish mailing list to update
> the Spanish NL site, mainly translating /adapting the main English site.
> I've been trying to translate the download page, you can find it at
> So far I see two (main) issues:
> * I had to make a copy of exceptions.css to adapt the cachedimages/*.png
> URLs
> * we want the look & feel and the system detection, but not the
> language detection: the user is on the Spanish site, the download must
> be a Spanish package. I hacked this by adding a variable that is set
> on the localized index.html via setLanguage("es"); then this variable
> is used instead of navigator.language. I guess that instead of this,
> the script code could detect if it is invoked from /download/index.html
> or /$LANG/xxx/[.../]index..html
> Is this solvable? Anyone with a better idea?
> The page looks like:
> with this patch applied::
> In a perfect situation, the site should be localizable with PO files,
> and no need to hack stuff... but we are far from this situation.

but it is worth to think in this direction and focus future work to this as well. 
I like this and will support all efforts going in this direction.

> Regards
> -- 
> Ariel Constenla-Haile
> La Plata, Argentina

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