[mythtv] RFC: Adding i18n (internationalization) to mythtv

Isaac Richards ijr at po.cwru.edu
Sun Feb 23 09:17:49 EST 2003

On Sunday 23 February 2003 04:46 am, Leandro Dardini wrote:
> I have just added i18n support to my local mythvideo copy (qt is great),
> but before continuing the work and submitting the patch, I'd like to know
> your thought, expecially the Isaac one, because I don't like to submit
> unacceptable patch :)
> About translation file, is /usr/local/share/mythtv/i18n a good place to
> place the *.qm file? the path will be hardcoded in the program source.

The path shouldn't be any more hardcoded than any of the other install dirs.

> About locale selection, my debian install report "C" as the current locale,
> so it is important to allow the user to choose his locale, but how?
> mythvideo still uses the "oldsettings" to read configuration parameter from
> mythexplorer..., other modules read them from database, considering that
> the locale selection will be common to all modules, will be better a new
> row in settings table or a "per module" solution?

It should be just a row in the settings table.  Everything reads settings from 
the database, even mythvideo.


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