[Mono-dev] gendarme: request for globalization

Miguel de Icaza miguel at ximian.com
Wed Aug 30 19:12:36 EDT 2006

Hello Christian,
> after talking to Sebastien about another issue I'd like to see changed
> the topic "globalization" came up. I think I found a solution which
> may bring globalization to gendarme with just a few changes and also
> fixing the other issue I had :-).
> The attached patch is an example translation which supports rule
> information for "Gendarme.Rules.Portability" in english and german.
> The design follows using System.ResourceManager and the commonly used
> " MyType.CULTURE.resx" resources. Each rule will get it's own resx
> file which stores its localized strings in this format:

I appreciate the effort to get some internationalization setup in place,
but this is something that we need to decide in a larger context.

The files that you provided in XML seem way too bloated for what they
are supposed to do, and I would rather go down the path of using
something like GetText instead.


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