[wp-hackers] Internationalizing Plugins and Themes Solutions
wordpress at santosj.name
Thu Mar 6 17:05:42 GMT 2008
Dan Coulter wrote:
> Ok, I don't think anyone has suggested this, but forgive me if it's already
> been brought up. Why not create a filter for the $plugin_data array that
> gets generated in wp-admin/plugins.php file? Then, if a one is
> internationalizing one's plugin, they can create a simple function to hook
> into that filter and used the gettext funcionts on the fields.
This has already been done and rejected as unacceptable, both as
practice/security and for convenience. There might already be a patch in
the ticket that does this, or it might be in another location. Really, I
think the solution was for adding and modifying the metadata, but it
could have been used for this purpose as well.
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