Re: My take on Totem and GStreamer

On Sun, 2003-06-01 at 18:35, Ronald Bultje wrote:
> Hey Christian & all,
> On Sun, 2003-06-01 at 13:59, Christian Rose wrote:
> > If totem does display "raw" gstreamer error texts in its dialogs, that's
> > a big problem. Gstreamer didn't support localization last time I had a
> > look, and we don't want unlocalized content in user visible dialogs in
> > GNOME.
> Look, I understand that you guys prefer i18n'ed stuffies all over the
> place, but we can't do that between now and june 9th (Gnome-2.4
> deadline).
> The request was to make proper UI error messages, and so we did. Just
> make a nice error dialog in Totem that says display_dialog(_("An error
> occurred: %s"), gstreamer_error);. It won't be 100% localized, but
> there's no way you'll get that anyway. Xine doesn't do that either.
> It'll be understandable that something went wrong, and it'll work just
> fine.

I care to disagree. None of the messages given by xine are ever
displayed by Totem. So Totem is 100% localised.

> On the long run, we will probably i18n'ize GStreamer. Thomas already
> sent an email about it to our developers' list, and it makes sense.
> However, we simply cannot do that in one week.

Good stuff.

/Bastien Nocera

#2  0x4205a2cc in printf ("Oh my %s\n", preferred_deity) from
/lib/i686/ printf ("Oh my %s\n", preferred_deity);
Segmentation fault

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