[wp-hackers] question about non standard textdomain in WordPress
and wasted translation space
peter.westwood at ftwr.co.uk
Mon Jun 29 21:14:58 GMT 2009
On 29 Jun 2009, at 22:04, Heiko Rabe wrote:
> Why did it use a different text domain than WordPress Core itself ?
So as to make translation optional without filling up the main file
and making it difficult to tell if you had translated all the strings.
> Even if this is would be contained in main WordPress *.mo file, it
> doesn't get translated because this text domain doesn't exists.
> Furthermore the remark text states, that it is nowhere included, so
> why we are able to tranlate such things if they never been accessed
> somewhere but occupy 486 entries at *.mo generation/translation ?
The strings are used elsewhere as they come from php function calls
but listed there so the translation tool can pick them up.
For more info read the wp-polyglots mailing list archives.
This is probably a more appropriate topic for that list.
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