[guardian-dev] letting users choose their language per-app
hans at guardianproject.info
Mon Nov 24 08:23:09 EST 2014
So we have code to do this in a few apps now, but no library yet. It is in
Orbot, Courier/SecureReader, ChatSecure, and perhaps others. I just committed
work to ChatSecure to make the language list be based on the languages that
are actually included in the APK.
> I would also be interested in something reusable to let the user
> select the app language.
> I once collected some links here:
> But if you have some reusable code, maybe we can put it in a library
> providing a LanguagePreferenceSpinner or something like that.
> On 11/21/2014 03:03 PM, Nathan of Guardian wrote:
>> Check tbe securereader repo. However, i think that app is a small
>> static list and not dynamic. Orbot also has code for this in the
>> setup wizard.
>> On Fri, Nov 21, 2014, at 06:53 AM, Hans-Christoph Steiner wrote:
>>> I'm in the process of improving the "Languages" preference in
>>> ChatSecure to get the language name from the system (instead of
>>> from manually defined strings) and to dynamically generate the
>>> list of languages. This feature was quite useful for people I
>>> trained who had Ukrainian or Belorusian devices, since they could
>>> choose Russian over English for ChatSecure, which currently lacks
>>> Ukrainian or Belorusian translations.
>>> Carrie said in the last scrum that Idaho is exposing this up
>>> front. I'd like to avoid duplicating efforts. Where can I see
>>> the Idaho code for this? I'm pretty close to having this thing
>>> easily reusable so we can easily add this preference to all of
>>> our apps.
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