Andreas, sorry if I have not reacted to a questions for assistance in the realm of i18n. I must have missed them. I rarely go to EuroZope since this site seems badly maintained.
However I really would like to help with the internationalization of Zope since most of what we do here a my company must be multilingual. I do have considerable experience making programs "translatable" and I did a multilanguage CMF (with which I never was really happy) Some 6 Months ago I started to collect what is there regarding i18n and Zope. I did get a sizable number of answers. However there where two rather unfortunate tendencies: - multiple, different and incompatible attempts from "our" side - missing involvement and therefore no "shepherding" from ZC's side If, as Paul assures, the second point is about to be rectified it might be now the time to do a second such compilation and then start "doing" it. Robert ----- Original Message ----- From: "Andreas Jung" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> To: "Joachim Werner" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>; "Paul Everitt" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>; "Robert Rottermann" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> Cc: <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> Sent: Saturday, December 01, 2001 2:50 PM Subject: Re: [Zope-dev] Open Letter to zope-dev > > ----- Original Message ----- > From: "Joachim Werner" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> > To: "Paul Everitt" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>; "Robert Rottermann" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> > Cc: <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> > Sent: Saturday, December 01, 2001 08:22 > Subject: Re: [Zope-dev] Open Letter to zope-dev > > > > > The second is pretty exciting as well. I saw a presentation in Paris by > > > Juan David Palomar, of Localizer fame. (The presentation is now up at > > > http://estce.act.uji.es:9673/localizer). The presentation impressed me > > > on the need to get someone into the core of Zope that knows all these > > > details, but also convinced me that the Zope3 effort needs to anticipate > > > the needs of i18n and l10n. > > > > > ZBabel and Localizer are good starts, but as jdavid says, both should be > > > thought of as non-core projects that start influencing the core > > > step-by-step. > > > > Hi! > > > > I fully agree that ZBabel and Localizer don't have to be core projects > right > > now. But the core must be made fit for i18n to make sure that we don't > have > > to patch things like the user folder implementation or the Help! button in > > the code. In Zopw 2.5, there still seem to be "hot spots" to fix with > regard > > to i18n. > > > Of course there are hot spots. I have asked multiple times for help on the > mailing > lists and the Eurozope site to identify such related hot spots. > Also I had expect some input of the community regarding at unicode support > inside Zope. But there has been no feedback. It looks like no one needs > unicode > support in Zope ?! :-) Anyway, as a first step Zope 2.5 provides full > unicode > support for the ZCatalog. I would like to see some volunteers that could > help > to set up a list of requirements (the list is almost there on the Eurozope > site > I think) and possible solutions that could be integrated into the Zope core. > Referring to the "open letter to zope-dev" I could also charge the community > for zero feedback. But this is not the place and time for flamewars. Instead > we should bundle the power of ZC and the community. The opening of the CVS > is a good starting point but I would like to see more people contributing. > > Cheers, > Andreas > > > > > > _______________________________________________ Zope-Dev maillist - [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://lists.zope.org/mailman/listinfo/zope-dev ** No cross posts or HTML encoding! ** (Related lists - http://lists.zope.org/mailman/listinfo/zope-announce http://lists.zope.org/mailman/listinfo/zope )