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From Philippe Mouawad <philippe.moua...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Controversial topic: Remove internationalization
Date Sat, 06 Jan 2018 09:50:03 GMT
Hello,
Thanks all for your answers.
As there is a consensus on first step, I committed it within:
https://bz.apache.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=61970

Regards

On Fri, Jan 5, 2018 at 7:11 PM, Maxime Chassagneux <
maxime.chassagneux@gmail.com> wrote:

> 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
> > >
> > >
> >
>



-- 
Cordialement.
Philippe Mouawad.

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