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From Chris Kimpton <kimptoc_m...@yahoo.com>
Subject RE: How to send a language specific "subject" for new userconfirm ation e-mail
Date Sat, 17 Nov 2001 13:31:46 GMT
Hi,

--- "Ignacio J. Ortega" <nacho@siapi.es> wrote:
> 
> > If I provide a list of english template files, can you 
> > translate them to 
> > spanish for inclusion in the distribution?
> 
> Of course.. but i would prefer only use *.properties for that job..
>  i
> dont think it's a good idea to use the directory based localization
> service as it's now general localization if it's not really needed,
> this
> way simply doubles the maintenance effort .. whenever templates
> change
> we will need to update a couple or more files.. error prone and
> very
> unpractical..
> 
> Rather i see only a set of templates, crafted for "roman" lenguages
> and
> using localization strings inside, and only using separated
> templates
> for languages that really need it.. 
> 
> What do you think..?
> 

Umm interesting, I can see your point that maintaining lots of files
is a pain - but its just feels(?) nicer to put the whole text into
the template - rather than 3 or 4 localization strings around dynamic
bits....

And having one big file (per language) full of localization strings -
that maybe unused now... - seems a bit cumbersome too...

Maybe its just a bit more disciplined than I have been to date... ;-)

But I will follow the crowd.

Chris

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