Last Comment Bug 8525 - Strres shall support more robust fallback scheme
: Strres shall support more robust fallback scheme
Status: VERIFIED DUPLICATE of bug 8188
Product: Core
Classification: Components
Component: Internationalization (show other bugs)
: Trunk
: All All
P3 normal (vote)
: M10
Assigned To: tao
: Teruko Kobayashi
: Makoto Kato [:m_kato]
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Reported: 1999-06-18 17:32 PDT by tao
Modified: 1999-09-14 15:14 PDT (History)
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Description User image tao 1999-06-18 17:32:57 PDT
There is no fallback mechanism in the current implementation. I have patches
in my tree to enable a simple, "lang_country" -> "lang" -> "", fallback.

However, we may want to consider a little more sophiscated scheme such as
"user's locale" -> "default application locale" -> "none" type fallback. For
example, The strres class is provided with "fr_CA" and the application locale
is "en-US", then the fallback path will be

 fr_CA -> fr -> en_US -> en -> none
Comment 1 User image tao 1999-06-23 10:28:59 PDT
I had checked in a patch to perform the "fr_CA ->fr->none" part of the

See bug

for details.
Comment 2 User image tao 1999-07-01 13:54:59 PDT
This is not a M8 show stopper. We need more discussion on how the mechanism
shall work.
Comment 3 User image tao 1999-07-23 18:53:59 PDT
non show stopper-> M11
Comment 4 User image tao 1999-08-19 14:00:59 PDT
We'll embed the locale name in the URL path instead of filename. See bug 8188.

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 8188 ***
Comment 5 User image Jay Patel [:jay] 1999-09-14 15:14:59 PDT
verified dup

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