Directions In Architectural Redesign

Gervase Markham gerv at
Fri Jan 23 15:00:52 UTC 2004

Myk Melez wrote:

> We may instead want to use unique strings, which can still be translated 
> to other strings at display time but make more sense to developers (i.e. 
> the equivalent of entities when used for localization in Mozilla).  

We could do that. I opted for numbers in the emailprefs rewrite. Do you 
  think strings would have been a better choice? (This can still change, 
of course.)

> They 
> also serve as a fallback when a localized string is unavailable.

Generally, our localisations are all-or-nothing, aren't they?


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