[wp-hackers] Internationalizing Plugins and Themes Solutions
nbachiyski at developer.bg
Thu Mar 6 16:56:59 GMT 2008
2008/3/6, Jacob Santos <wordpress at santosj.name>:
> Solution #3: Use WP based tool for translating the plugin metadata while
> in the comment and create a .pot file from that.
> Advantages: Any plugin that is added to the WordPress Plugin Repository,
> will immediately have translated metadata for which any number of
> translators can upload translations for. Will also allow for users to
> download plugin in their language.
> Disadvantages: While those Plugins on the WordPress Repository will be
> helped out a great deal, those that exist outside will not. The tool is
> not something that a novice will be able to wrap their mind around.
> Creating a web interface will be an advantage, but getting the word out
> about the tool might not reach everyone. Also, they will still have to
> set up a system like what the WordPress Extend has anyway to support
> multiple languages. How many will do that?
They can always use the method from #1 -- putting a noop gettext calls
for plugin name and description.
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