Date: Sat, 26 Jul 2014 15:27:25 +0200 From: Olivier Goudron <olivier.goudron@...il.com> To: "musl@...ts.openwall.com" <musl@...ts.openwall.com> Subject: Re: Call for locales maintainer & contributors Hello, I don't know how locale files work but i can help for the french translation if needed. Olivier. 2014-07-24 21:32 GMT+02:00 Rich Felker <dalias@...c.org>: > With the upcoming locale support in musl 1.1.4, there's going to be a > need to create and maintain locale files for use with musl. This is > not a task I want to take on myself; I feel like it will take away too > much time and concentration from actual further development of musl > and future projects. So I'm looking for someone interested in > maintaining this aspect of musl. > > I believe it can (and probably should) be an entirely out-of-tree > project. The intent is for locale files not to be version-specific, > although they may need some updates for future versions of musl when > new messages are added or some of the English messages change. > Otherwise the main task involved is working with users who want to add > full translations or just localized time, monetary, collation, etc. > data. > > Since I expect locale support to be somewhat "experimental" in 1.1.4 > (note: this should not interfere with existing deployments since the > LC_* vars are basically ignored when MUSL_LOCPATH is not set), I don't > think it's urgent that we get locales created and published right > away. It can be more of an ongoing process. Over the next day or two I > should be committing the rest of the source-level support needed for > LC_TIME and LC_MESSAGES to work. LC_COLLATE and LC_MONETARY might or > might not make it into this release; I'd rather omit them for now and > do them right later than have something hackish in a release that we > feel obligated to continute to support. So early efforts should > probably just be focused on translating day/month names and related > formats and the libc messages. > > Rich > Content of type "text/html" skipped
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