[racket-dev] How to translate DrRacket GUI to another (human) language?

From: Antti Karttunen (antti.karttunen at gmail.com)
Date: Thu Sep 4 05:52:06 EDT 2014

On Thu, Sep 4, 2014 at 12:35 PM, Jay McCarthy <jay.mccarthy at gmail.com> wrote:
> This file contains the string constants used by DrRacket:
> https://github.com/plt/racket/blob/master/pkgs/string-constants-pkgs/string-constants-lib/string-constants/string-constant.rkt
> It then grabs them from one of the language files like
> https://github.com/plt/racket/blob/master/pkgs/string-constants-pkgs/string-constants-lib/string-constants/private/german-string-constants.rkt
> You could create a file like this named finnish-string-constants and
> give it to us (we'd be happy to make the changes to the first file
> necessary to link it in.)
> It is best to start modifying from
> https://github.com/plt/racket/blob/master/pkgs/string-constants-pkgs/string-constants-lib/string-constants/private/english-string-constants.rkt
> because it is complete. I also believe (and Robby can confirm this)
> that any string translations you leave out will just remain in
> English, even if you don't include them in your constants file.
> I hope this process is not too painful and we are thankful for your
> interest in helping!

Thank you! Doesn't look that painful to me.

I will return after I have done the translation and when the other
members of our team have proof-read it.


> Jay
> On Thu, Sep 4, 2014 at 5:12 AM, Antti Karttunen
> <antti.karttunen at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Cheers,
>> I need to create a Finnish translation of DrRacket GUI and error
>> messages, starting from "Beginning student" level. How do I proceed
>> and are there any guidelines for the internationalization of DrScheme?
>> Yours,
>> Antti Karttunen
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> --
> Jay McCarthy
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>            "Wherefore, be not weary in well-doing,
>       for ye are laying the foundation of a great work.
> And out of small things proceedeth that which is great."
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