[vlc-devel] Re: Translations for VLC 0.8.6
md at bts.sk
Tue Oct 31 17:58:08 CET 2006
> can you confirm you windows uses slovak language and slovak keyboard ?
Yes. And it is properly detected by VLC, since when it is left in "Automatic"
language selection, it correctly uses slovak localization.
> also could you say what is exactly the problem:
> -strings that contain special characters are missing,
Yes, such strings are fully absent. For example in File menu, there is
only the first item and the last two items, the 5 items in the middle
are completely missing (no single character). What I can tell is
that if a string contains non 8859-1 character, it causes the
whole string to disappear.
Open is translated into Slovak as Otvorit'
the last letter t' is not present in 8859-1 codepage - thus all
items "Open file", "Open Directory" "Open disc", "Open Network Stream"
are translated as "Otvorit' ...." and as such all missing. The same
happens with other non 8859-1 characters.
If I manually select any other language requiring Central European
8859-2 / Windows1250 codepage, exactly the same happens (Czech, Hungarian,
Slovenian, ...) On the other hand, translations which are based on western
8859-1 codepage work fine (German, French, Italian, ...).
> Do you know if other people from the slovak community tested
> 0.8.6-test1, and report if it worked or not for them, with windows
> version, language settings, and keyboard settings ?
We have tested on 3 different machines in our computing centre - but all
those are running WinXP SP2. Exactly the same problem on all.
Just a qeustion - isn't it for example necessary to tell wxwidgets to
enable/switch codepage to CE before such strings can be used?
Thanks & kind regards,
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