On Wed, Nov 10, 1999 at 03:50:56AM +0100, Marc Lehmann wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 09, 1999 at 09:31:05PM -0500, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote:
> > What if _every_ text widget - static labels in particular - was
> > clickable and allowed the user to modify the translation and submit it
> > to a central server?
> If it isn't a central server but a local .rc file (that could be sent in by
> translators) then I would think this sounds very cool.

Local .rc file which can be uploaded to the central server through a dialog
box somewhere.
> But it is alos very difficult to implement (I think). It would also belong
> into gtk+.

Yes, it would definately deserve to be part of GTK...
> > translated, simply alt-rightclick on it in the menu and select
> > "French" and enter the translation. The next time anyone in the world
> > starts the GIMP it contacts the server and gets the translation.
> That's too radical. It would be abused (yes, it would!).

Not nececarilly.

People could be required to GPG sign their uploads, and users could choose
to allow translations signed by certain users.


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