[Translators] geolocation: translated country names (no thanks!)

Andrej Kacian andrej at kacian.sk
Wed Dec 14 23:13:37 CET 2011

On Wed, 14 Dec 2011 23:05:19 +0100
Holger Berndt <hb at claws-mail.org> wrote:

> On Mi, 14.12.2011 11:05, wwp wrote:
> >HTH, and hope to see a comment on this from the geolocation maintainer
> >as well ;-).
> How about: It was hard to write, so it should be hard to translate! ;p
> On a more serious note, using such tables sounds like a good idea. But
> it's only useful if there are tables available mapping alpha-2 codes 
> to translated country names - I saw that only for French, your other
> link had lists of translated country names, but no alpha-2 code mapping.
> If they would indeed exist, and if I knew how to choose the correct one
> at runtime, and if I found the strength deal with the autotools setup to
> install them alongside of the plugin, it would surely be an improvement.

Maybe the CLDR database[1] would help, if you can somehow use the
XML-formatted data in the common/main folder...


Andrej Kacian

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