[Seaside] Multi-lingual/Multi-locale applications

Boris Popov boris at deepcovelabs.com
Fri May 23 16:39:55 UTC 2008


VisualWorks version of Seaside supports per-session locales and message
catalogs dealing with both formatting and language issues AFAIK. I was
going to look at that closer in a week or two and could report back if
you're interested.


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> -----Original Message-----
> From: seaside-bounces at lists.squeakfoundation.org [mailto:seaside-
> bounces at lists.squeakfoundation.org] On Behalf Of Sean Allen
> Sent: Friday, May 23, 2008 9:32 AM
> To: Seaside - general discussion
> Subject: [Seaside] Multi-lingual/Multi-locale applications
> Looking for advice on best way to handle following situation:
> same application running with different database on different images
> on different machines
> where application code is the same but some key configurations are
> different
> such as various locale items like number formatting, currency symbol
> and large scale text changes
> do to different languages being used.
> i have very limited seaside and smalltalk experience right now, just
> from playing around with stuff,
> but the project we are considering moving over would need to tackle
> these issues immediately.
> multiple routes to obtain what we need appreciated.
> our current code base ( in python ) uses a combination of translated
> templates, get text and small
> conf files to handle what is needed. while not ideal, it works and
> easy to manage.
> 99% of the work is handled by having the different templates,
> obviously, moving to programmatic html
> eliminates the ease there ( but gets rid of a maintenance headache of
> redoing the same html
> across multiple templates ).
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