[sword-devel] language of module descriptions

Martin Gruner mg.pub at gmx.net
Sat Mar 19 01:22:36 MST 2005

Good point, Daniel.


> Hi,
> Being an English speaker it wasn't obvious, but all the works (also 
> known as modules) descriptions are in English. Surely the descriptions 
> should be in the language of the people who will use the works?
> Here's what I suggest. For any new modules or modules that are changed, 
> or modules that people want to change this for:
> make a new Description in the language of the module
> rename the old conf field to Description_en
> make sure both descriptions mean the same thing ;)
> This mechanism allows descriptions to be made in other languages if 
> people really want e.g. Description_de
> The Description_en is probably necessary as I guess not all frontends 
> would be able to handle unicode descriptions.
> It is not a priority to change old modules but I think it would be a 
> good policy for new modules.
> Another thing that would be useful is an About_en (at least from my 
> point of view trying to understand the copyright details of modules).
> Regards,
> Daniel
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