[postgis-users] i18n

Jose Moran jose.moran at arvifesa.com
Thu Jun 23 11:22:56 PDT 2005

----- Original Message -----
From: "Paul Ramsey" <pramsey at refractions.net>
To: "PostGIS Users" <postgis-users at postgis.refractions.net>
Sent: Thursday, June 23, 2005 11:02 AM
Subject: [postgis-users] i18n

> Since we are talking about languages, I have some questions to the
> community:
> - Should I worry that we are losing international users because of our
> generally English-only web site (occasional submitted translations
> notwithstanding?)
That would be a good characteristic, al least for peoplo who do not have
English as first Language, like me :)

> - Would a more open web site, with translation support, actually be
> maintained regularly, or would I risk creating a multi-lingual ghetto,
> where only the English site is up to date, and the rest are in various
> stages of disrepair?
just to say...big job man!,

> - At a code level, should we consider applying i18n to PostGIS itself?
> The number of strings/errors we produce is low, and PgSQL handles most
> of the core language issues, but should we try and be complete?
I guess yes, but not if this makes slow move forward to other features in


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