[buddypress-trac] [BuddyPress] #5030: Use load_plugin_textdomain() for loading language files

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Tue May 28 23:21:38 UTC 2013

#5030: Use load_plugin_textdomain() for loading language files
 Reporter:  boonebgorges  |      Owner:
     Type:  enhancement   |     Status:  new
 Priority:  high          |  Milestone:  1.8
Component:  Core          |    Version:
 Severity:  major         |   Keywords:  has-patch
 Continuation of conversation begun at

 - BP currently uses `load_textdomain()` to load language files.
 Historically, we've done this because we encourage language pack users to
 download .mos separately and store them in wp-content/languages, and
 `load_plugin_textdomain()` does not support this location in an obvious
 - However, upcoming changes to the way that language packs are distributed
 from wordpress.org will require that BP use `load_plugin_textdomain()`

 is a working but clunky patch for accomplishing what needs to be done.
 nacin has suggested that he has another approach; this might involve
 changes to `load_plugin_textdomain()` (such as un-deprecating the absolute
 path parameter).

Ticket URL: <https://buddypress.trac.wordpress.org/ticket/5030>
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