l10n + custom fields

Bradley Baetz bbaetz at student.usyd.edu.au
Thu Oct 17 00:49:09 UTC 2002

On Wed, 16 Oct 2002, David Miller wrote:

> The human-reable portion of FieldDefs should go away in favor of a template.
> Adding custom fields is not something someone's going to be doing every
> day.  Asking someone to edit a template to compensate shouldn't be out of
> the question.  If the template mapping doesn't provide an English (or
> whatever language) name for a field, we use the computer-readable name for
> it from fielddefs until they put it in the template.

I want to get rid of fielddefs entirely :)

What about stuff like product/component descriptions? Or keyword/flag 
descriptions? Then again, for an installation which only supports one 
language (whatever that language may be), they can just write the 
description in that language. That may be the best solutionm.


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