Rockbox mail archiveSubject: Re: question about location of information in lang files
Re: question about location of information in lang files
From: Magnus Holmgren <magnushol_at_gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 22 Mar 2009 14:01:38 +0100
alex wallis wrote:
> What I would like to know is does it matter in a lang file where
> information is put, provided the rules are followed with regards to
> formatting and conventions of structure.
For english.lang, the order is important, but for translations it is not
(though having the same order in a translation can make it easier to
The reason the order of english.lang is important is to not break older
voice files. New strings might not be voiced without a new voice file,
but at least older (and unchanged) strings will be correctly voiced if
all new strings are added to the end.
> So provided things don't have to be stuck in particular areas of the
> lang file what I am planning to do is just copy and paste the various
> things that his patches need at the end of the file. Even if that makes
> it look untidy its only for my own personal use.
That should work fine.
Received on 2009-03-22