[racket-dev] dev Digest, Vol 68, Issue 3

From: Antti Karttunen (antti.karttunen at gmail.com)
Date: Thu Sep 4 13:44:58 EDT 2014

On Thu, Sep 4, 2014 at 7:00 PM,  <dev-request at racket-lang.org> wrote:

> Message: 6
> Date: Thu, 4 Sep 2014 11:35:32 -0400
> From: Philippe Meunier <meunier at ccs.neu.edu>
> To: dev at racket-lang.org
> Subject: Re: [racket-dev] How to translate DrRacket GUI to another
>         (human) language?
> Message-ID: <20140904153532.GA31695 at tekken.ccs.neu.edu>
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> Jay McCarthy wrote:
>>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.
> Yes.  See also http://docs.racket-lang.org/string-constants/index.html#%28part._.Adding_.String_.Constants%29
> There's also a (very low traffic) mailing list for translators:
> http://lists.racket-lang.org/translators/
> You can subscribe to this mailing list if you want to be kept up to
> date with changes made to english-string-constants.rkt.
> Note that these translation files only cover the DrRacket GUI and some
> of the tools, not error messages that result from evaluating code.

Yes, I just realized this painful truth:

Bienvenido a DrRacket, versión 5.3.1 [3m].
Lenguaje: Estudiante Principiante; memory limit: 128 MB.
> (cons 1 2 3)
cons: expects only 2 arguments, but found 3
> (list '(a b c)))
quote: expected the name of the symbol after the quote, but found a part

Willkommen bei DrRacket, Version 5.3.1 [3m].
Sprache: Anfänger; memory limit: 128 MB.
> (cons 1 2 3)
cons: expects only 2 arguments, but found 3
> urpot
urpot: this variable is not defined

And understanding these error messages is the most important part for
the beginning student! So, is it even on a roadmap that they would be
localizable in the future?



> Philippe
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