Re: Problems with localized Pages
On Sat, Feb 13, 1999 at 12:02:57AM -0500, James A. Treacy wrote:
> I haven't had a chance to look at how the security pages were set up, but
> most parts of the security pages can be set up for automatic translation,
> similar to how the template files are done. The textual parts of the page,
> giving a description of the problem, would be written in English with the
> various translations initially using the english text. The bulk of the page,
> consists of standard objects for which translations are already defined.
> When a translation updates a page, it replaces the English text in the
> slice(*) for that language to the translated text.
I'm a little leery of this. I'm not sure that we want automatic
translations of things that could be serious issues. Sometimes the
instructions can get fairly complicated and I wouldn't want to run to
risk of bablefish-ing them. (E.g., "disable such-and-such if this other
thing is true, otherwise you'll be ok but you should try to get the new
version as soon as it comes out to avoid future problems.")