l10n + custom fields

David Miller justdave at syndicomm.com
Thu Oct 17 00:53:59 UTC 2002

On 10/17/02 10:49 AM +1000, Bradley Baetz wrote:

> 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 :)

Fielddefs is necessary because of the mapping in the activity table. :(
Unless we make yet more schema changes to the activity table...

> 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.

Hmmm.  Yeah, those are a bit much to template, because those will get
changed more frequently.
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