[OpenLayers-Dev] status of translation possibilities

Lourens Veen veen at science.uva.nl
Sat Oct 20 10:00:15 EDT 2007

On Thursday 18 October 2007 15:23:50 Jachym Cepicky wrote:
> Hi,
> I would like to ask about the status of OpenLayers language support.
> There are not many strings, which could be translated, however, some
> are there and IMHO we should (de)find a way, how to make this
> possible. Was there some discussion to this topic?

I haven't followed this thread that carefully so maybe it has come up 
already, but what about number formats? OL's current scale display uses 
K and M for thousands and millions, which is not how it's commonly done 
on paper maps. I'd really rather have it write out the full number, but 
of course it would then have to use a number format that is appropriate 
to the locale. In Dutch, I would like it to say 1:50.000, while in 
English that would be 1:50,000.

If you're designing i18n anyway...

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