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Subject: Re: Updated... Hebrew Translation!

Re: Updated... Hebrew Translation!

From: Liberman Shachar <Road_Runner_at_barak.net.il>
Date: 2005-09-06

Jonas, I would still love to know what have you ment with
"(I'd put this in the tracker, but SourceForge is not being cooperative)",
Second thing is I've wanted to know, If there is any kind of work in
translating the rockbox built-in font to hebrew to make all the sub-menus
compatible with hebrew. (I know this is more then that, but who the h#$l
uses those jiberish chars? ...ah, linus, in he's name tag :P )
Third and last thing, Is anyone l00king into trying to make the bidi patch
work on msgboxes?
this are the main things that seperate rockbox from a good compatibility of
hebrew. the last thing would be making text scroll from right to left being
right aligned. (like pressing right ctrl+shift in windows, makes everything
right aligned.)

Good day!

"Jonas H." <rasher@rasher.dk> wrote in message
news:20050904102006.GB31055@cybele...
> On Sun, Sep 04, 2005 at 03:24:27AM +0200, Liberman Shachar wrote:
>> > (I'd put this in the tracker, but SourceForge is not being cooperative)
>> Why is that? really, waiting _anticipationly_ for an answer.
>>
>> > Thanks a lot! Looking very good. Only a few comments:
>> >
>> > 1) You should probably not translate the quickscreen texts, since
>> > they'll be gibberish.
>>
>> I've tried adding some ### tags on the ones who caused problems... the
>> thing
>> is those are the same strings used in other places in menus > getting
>> uneven, sometimes hebrew sometimes english translations. I would have
>> done
>> that if there was a way of doing it the right way (?)
>
> Ah right, hadn't thought of that. Well then there's nothing to do (not
> with the current system at least).
>
>> > I think the rockbox standard font should come in all character
>> > encodings
>> > currently in use, and the lang files should be able to specify which
>> > one
>> > to use. Something should be done about it at least - maybe a job for
>> > LangV2?
>>
>> I agree, that what I thought should be done. I'm sure arabic has the same
>> exact problem and other non-latin encodings.
>> I would love if anyone would translate the correct font to hebrew
>> encoding
>> or else direct me to it (and maybe some instructions regarding fontforge
>> as
>> well :)
>>
>> p.s. there is some sort of a unicode patch on the tracker. I haven't
>> tried
>> it.
>
> Yeah, using unicode all the way is another solution, which would be
> super-cool.
>
>> and yeah it's only your language-checker script... I have left this
>> untouched by purpose so it would be clear there isn't a real translation
>> for
>> it that fits...
>
> Okay, cool. I've added the strings untranslated, to mark that they
> *have* been taken care of - not just ignored.
>
> Again, thanks a lot for the translation!
>
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> Jonas H
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