[sword-devel] Proposition concerning module names

Mark Trompell mark at foresightlinux.org
Wed Dec 2 04:38:11 MST 2009

On Wed, Dec 2, 2009 at 3:23 AM, Nic Carter <niccarter at mac.com> wrote:
> Hi all.  :)
> Given I'm an English speaker & I can only speak and read English, this may seem like a strange proposition, but . . .  :)
> As I'm going through the i18n process for PocketSword I'm eliminating everything that is in English, with my priority being traditional chinese (I used to > live in HK!).  I'm now looking at the module names.  I've attached a screenshot to try to explain the problem I've run into:
> There's a button that says KJV on it, telling the user which Bible translation they're currently viewing (and providing a button to press to change the
> translation), but if I switch to the zh_TW UI, everything switches to chinese, but no matter what I do using the native SWORD API, the module name
> is the module name & that's in English.

I wonder if it wouldn't make sense to always display the name of the
bible/book in the language it is written in.
You wouldn't read a chinese bible if you can't read it anyway.

Mark Trompell

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