[Gambas-user] A curious thing happens with translations.

PICCORO McKAY Lenz mckaygerhard at gmail.com
Fri May 7 02:36:45 CEST 2021

El jue, 6 de may. de 2021 a la(s) 08:31, Martin (mbelmonte at belmotek.net)

> I think this topic is important and it would be interesting that
> somewhere be possible configure, when you open the translation form, the
> default language to be set as the neutral language, in this case common
> Spanish.

well i must reconiced that: common lang must be english BUT:

> Then, when creating a new project it always defaults to US English, I
> think it should be common English since something similar to Spanish
> happens to the English language, a language that is spoken in many
> countries and each one has its variants.

but i liked that in gambas my projects are in xxxx lang and those f*ck*ng
"americans" (what .. the wouth or cental american are not?) must translated
from my xxx lang XD XD XD 😂

> I am trying to make a program in gambas3 that translates all the
> programs in the directory that is passed as parameter but I find things
> that in my opinion could be standardized.
> I mean standardize in the sense that you can take advantage of the
> knowledge generated in the translations of other programs in an
> intelligent way.
> translate-shell blocks translations after 20 or 30 translation attempts
> (I don't know exactly the number) so in practice it doesn't serve as a
> translation method for the whole program.
> But... What happens if we manage to reduce the list to translate? that's
> where the knowledge of other programs that we have in our home comes in.
> many phrases that are already translated in other programs could
> alleviate the translation list and thus make the access to
> translate-shell not to be blocked.
> For all this to be possible, I think, the first option has to be the
> common language for the case of languages like English or Spanish "xx.po".
> Regards.
> Martín.
> El 4/5/21 a las 19:59, Martin escribió:
> > Correct, it is as you say.
> > However, what do you think about setting Common Spanish as the default?
> >
> > Regards.
> >
> > Martín.
> >
> > El 4/5/21 a las 19:17, Benoît Minisini escribió:
> >> Actually not really.
> >>
> >> When you open the translation dialog, it chooses a translation to
> >> begin with, but you don't have to use it.
> >>
> >> You can add the "common Spanish" translation, and if you don't touch
> >> the default one chosen by the translation dialog, it will be
> >> automatically removed (all void translations are automatically removed).
> >>
> >> So you should end with exactly the translations you want.
> >
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