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From Andrey Pokhilko <a...@ya.ru>
Subject Re: Controversial topic: Remove internationalization
Date Thu, 04 Jan 2018 21:39:41 GMT
Hi,

+1 to become English-only. I agree to all of the reasoning by Philippe.

Andrey Pokhilko

04.01.2018 19:31, Philippe Mouawad пишет:
> Hello,
>
> Currently we provide ability to translate JMeter GUI in many languages.
> In our tests we only ensure French translations are available because we
> have french team members.
>
> For other languages, we are in best effort and most probably the UI looks
> non professional for many users as there will be a mix of english and non
> english labels.
>
> I am aware that it's a controversial topic and many people probably rely on
> translated GUI BUT:
>
>    - I dislike the fact that GUI looks non professional
>    - Why don't we have more translation contributions if they are used ?
>    - It's a certain piece of work to maintain and create those translations
>
> So unless there is a magical way to fully translate all labels and maintain
> them efficiently, I am  in favor of:
>
>    - Having english forced in setup instead of relying on default locale.
>    It seems this happened accidentally in 3.3 and nobody complained about it.
>    - In a second step, and unless there is a big move to help on
>    translation, I propose to drop all languages, even french one as it's an
>    additional work and we have other and a lot of things to do
>
>
> Thoughts :-) ?


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