[MonoDevelop] Reticulating Spines and Other Wastes of Time

Scott Ellington scottell.lists at gmail.com
Wed Dec 20 19:46:30 EST 2006

On Wed, 2006-12-20 at 13:56 -0300, Victor Rafael Rivarola Soerensen
(FANATICO y LOCO por Cristo) wrote:

> Why not making a new reticulate locale instead?
> yler at onion:~/sources/mono-project/monodevelop> LANG=rt_EN make run
> This would not take up ANY additional memory whatever, nor will it
> require ANY source patches ether. It will just work on the definition
> of a rt_EN language for MD. Your ENTIRE work on setting this up will
> be a new set of *.po files. And it WILL require explicit installation
> of the new locale for it to work.

No.  Just wrap the strings in Catalog.GetString and they will show up in
the po files and people can replace the weird english sayings with their
own culturally specific weird sayings.  Very simple.

> Didn't RedHat did something similar to test their multiple languange
> installer? They came out with the red neck locale, a badly spoken
> english dialect that is used by some peasants in the southern United
> States.

This comment made my day.:)  

For the record, redneck is more than a dialect, it's a way of life.

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