[wp-hackers] Improving Plugin (and Theme) metadata
ryan at boren.nu
Fri Feb 8 20:45:47 GMT 2008
On Fri, Feb 8, 2008 at 12:42 PM, Andy Skelton <skeltoac at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Jan 24, 2008 5:20 PM, Ryan Boren <ryan at boren.nu> wrote:
> > When creating a gettext po file, we search the source for __() and
> > _e() and extract the strings within them. Strings meant for
> > translation must be within __() or _e() somewhere in the source. If a
> > plugin's files don't do __() or _e() on the metadata strings, those
> > strings won't be available for translation lookups.
> We should have a more flexible po creation script so that we can parse
> meta comments, providing the feature we want (localized meta) while
> keeping annoyance to 3rd-party devs at a minimum (zero).
> Is our po creation script not open source? ;-)
Shhh, don't tell anyone.
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