Re: [code] [textadept] Localisatino

From: Mitchell <>
Date: Tue, 27 Mar 2012 09:18:08 -0400 (Eastern Daylight Time)


On Tue, 27 Mar 2012, Robert wrote:

> On Mon, Mar 26, 2012 at 9:12 PM, Mitchell <> wrote:
>> Robert,
>> On Mon, 26 Mar 2012, Robert wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> I am testing a German localisation for menus etc. right now. There is
>>> a problem with the GTK strings like gtk-open. The Mac and Windows
>>> versions do no ship with all locales so these strings are not
>>> translated. On the Linux version when using a translated UI there is a
>>> mix of translated GTK strings and the strings from Textadept.
>>> Maybe it would be better to translate all strings?
>> If all strings are translated, then we don't get the menu icons for the
>> stock items. That begs the question, how important are the menu icons?
>> Mitchell
>> --
> On OS X I don't have them in the menu, on Windows there are icons, but
> other apps like Firefox don't have them. I see the menus mostly as a
> tool to learn the short cuts or explore TA's possibilities. Also, most
> menu items with a symbol are in very consistent positions throughout
> applications anyway, 'new', 'open' on top, 'quit' at the bottom of the
> file menu.

Okay, then it is up to you to include translations of stock items or not.
If you do not, then I will look them up in GTK's repository and put them
in myself.

I will update other translations for the next release.


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