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From Maxime Chassagneux <maxime.chassagn...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Controversial topic: Remove internationalization
Date Fri, 05 Jan 2018 18:11:59 GMT
Hi all,

I'm agree for default language to English but not to remove all i18n system.

--
Max


2018-01-05 16:22 GMT+01:00 sebb <sebbaz@gmail.com>:

> On 5 January 2018 at 13:51, Felix Schumacher
> <felix.schumacher@internetallee.de> wrote:
> > Am 04.01.2018 um 17:31 schrieb Philippe Mouawad:
> >>
> >> 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 :-) ?
> >
> >
> > I am not against the default language 'en', as it is the one used in the
> > manual and therefore the best match.
>
> Agreed.
>
> > But I am against the removal of the option to switch languages, as there
> > were contributions in this area, which indicates, that this feature is
> > useful to some.
>
> Agreed.
>
> Also if a local user wants to fix the display for their language, they
> can do so just by updating/providing the appropriate property files.
> This ability would disappear if language support is dropped.
>
> A missing/incorrect translation does not prevent JMeter working, and
> if it bothers a user sufficiently hopefully they will provide a patch.
>
> I agree with Graham that the way forward is to make it really easy to
> provide translation updates.
>
> > Felix
> >
> >
>

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