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From "Marcus (OOo)" <marcus.m...@wtnet.de>
Subject Re: [WEBSITE][DOWNLOAD] Newest updates to webpages
Date Sat, 26 Jul 2014 09:31:02 GMT
Am 07/26/2014 11:07 AM, schrieb Dick Groskamp:
> Marcus (OOo) schreef op 25-7-2014 18:11:
>> Am 07/24/2014 11:14 PM, schrieb Kay Schenk:
>>> On Sun, Jul 13, 2014 at 2:02 AM, Marcus (OOo)<marcus.mail@wtnet.de>
>>> wrote:
>>>
>>>> Hi all,
>>>>
>>>> I've finished some more work on the download webpages. Because you can
>>>> benefit from these changes for your localized website you may want
>>>> to know
>>>> how to use it.
>>>>
>>>> - Download webpage:
>>>>
>>>> 1.
>>>> All the colored boxes + navigation bar + logo section can be defined
>>>> to be
>>>> shown or not. If they should be shown, the text can be localized in
>>>> "msg_prop_l10n_XX.js".
>>>>
>>>> For an example see the source code of "http://www.openoffice.org/xx/
>>>> download/index.html".
>>>>
>>>> - Download scripting:
>>>>
>>>> 1.
>>>> Moved all variables and functions into an single global object "DL".
>>>> Now
>>>> only this object is in the global scope of the browser window and no
>>>> longer
>>>> every little variable (best practices in JS scripting).
>>>>
>>>> 2.
>>>> The same for the localization strings in "msg_prop_l10n_XX.js" (global
>>>> object "l10n").
>>>>
>>>> 3.
>>>> An error text is shown when choosing not suitable select box options
>>>> (e.g., OS X 32-bit + any language + 4.1.0). If it's not possible to
>>>> translate the English wording properly into your language, then
>>>> (more or
>>>> less) free text can be defined.
>>>>
>>>> See the variables "l10n.dl_error_custom_1_text" until
>>>> "l10n.dl_error_custom_4_text" (depends on the exception case) in
>>>> "msg_prop_l10n_XX.js".
>>>>
>>>> - Select boxes:
>>>>
>>>> 1.
>>>> The list items can be localized. The current strings are in English and
>>>> can be found in "msg_prop_l10n_XX.js".
>>>>
>>>> See the variables "l10n.dl_green_box_select_box_os_values",
>>>> "l10n.dl_green_box_select_box_language_values" and
>>>> "l10n.dl_green_box_select_box_version_values" in "msg_prop_l10n_XX.js".
>>>>
>>>> 2.
>>>> Furthermore, in the language select box the list items have a tool tip
>>>> (native language name + ISO code).
>>>>
>>>> BTW:
>>>> I'm now subscribed to the L10N mailinglist.
>>>>
>>>> And as always, if you need more details just ask. :-)
>>>>
>>>> Marcus
>>>>
>>>
>>> Very cool! a nice fill in template page. :)
>>>
>>> Taking a look at this again. I have two ideas --
>>>
>>> * take this email and make into an instruction page instructions.html or
>>> something in /download
>>
>> you mean how to turn the general pages in "/xx" from English into the
>> wished language?
>>
>>> * it would be helpful to have a new file called
>>> "localized_download.html"
>>> or something in /download as well that would contain the slightly edited
>>> js references found, for example, in
>>>
>>> http://www.openoffice.org/de/downloads/index.html
>>>
>>> with placeholders for the language "js" file.
>>
>> Hm, can you explain a bit more or give me an example?
>>
>>> The second item would be especially helpful to get translation
>>> volunteers
>>> to help in anticipation of new language releases. They could submit the
>>> changed download page, and the translated string js file as issues
>>> ahead of
>>> time to be committed when the release comes out.
>>>
>>> What do you think?
>>
>> Some more instruction are always good, thats right.
>>
>> Marcus
>>
> I would like to adjust the Dutch file for this, but I can't seem to find
> it or get hold to it.
>
> Can some point me to it or, even better, send me a copy :)

the file with all strings is "msg_prop_l10n_nl.js" and can be found here:
".../nl/download/"

In the dummy directory "/xx" - which is working as template for new 
languages but also can be seen as an example - you can see how it's working.

More documentation is coming. ;-)

HTH

Marcus


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