<i18n dev> RFR: 7017818 NLS: JConsoleResources.java cannot be handled by translation team
erik.gahlin at oracle.com
Mon May 21 04:18:15 PDT 2012
When it comes to ALL CAPs or SturdlyCaps, it's okay if those strings are
Here is an updated webrev. I removed strings that were no longer in use
and made some changes to the make-files.
Michael Fang skrev 2012-05-11 18:16:
> Thanks so much Erik for the fix! The messages.properties file look
> good. I only reviewed the English *messages.properties* file. WPTG
> will re-translate the ja and zh_CN files. They will attempt to
> leverage existing translation from *JConsoleResources_xx.java*.
> I have a comments about another translatability rule that WPTG follows:
> By Oracle software development guideline, ALL CAPs or StudlyCaps
> strings will not be translated. Examples are:
> 19 ACTION_CAPITALIZED=ACTION
> 20 ACTION_INFO_CAPITALIZED=ACTION_INFO
> 149 MBEAN_INFO=MBeanInfo
> 150 MBEAN_NOTIFICATION_INFO=MBeanNotificationInfo
> 151 MBEAN_OPERATION_INFO=MBeanOperationInfo
> 206 OBJECT_NAME=ObjectName
> 231 R_FORWARD_SLASH_W_CAPITALIZED=R/W
> 241 SEQ_NUM=SeqNum
> 249 SUMMARY_TAB_HEADER_DATE_TIME_FORMAT=FULL,FULL
> 273 UNKNOWN_CAPITALIZED=UNKNOWN
> If any of the above such as ACTION or UNKNOWN needs to be translated,
> they should not be ALL CAPS. The translators will not translate those
> lines by default.
> The translators have the ability to see comments (or special requests)
> if a comment line is inserted immediately prior to any of the
> resources (each resource string and one comment line immediately
> before it is stored in translation memory). If you must leave ACTION
> or UNKNOWN in CAPS, you can try to insert comments.However, WPTG does
> not guarantee they will be followed.
> On 12?05?11? 07:36 ??, Erik Gahlin wrote:
>> Could you please review? I also need a sponsor.
>> The patch is for JDK8, but it needs to ported to 7u6 before 5/16.
>> - Moved localization messages to property files, one message per
>> line, as needed.
>> - Added '&' to messages so mnemonics could be identified.
>> - Introduced Message class with static fields corresponding to the
>> keys in the property files.
>> - Added map for looking up mnemonics.
>> - Verified programmatically that all the messages and mnemonics are
>> "compatible" with the previous mechanism, for Chinese, Japanese and
>> the default locale.
>> - The intention is to run through the GUI to confirm that everything
>> looks ok, but I'm waiting for a build.
>> - Fixed a typo in the MemoryPoolStat class, the method
>> getAfterGcUsage returned this.beforeGCUsage instead of this.afterGcUsage
>> - When going through all the code I did some minor clean up that
>> should not impact the program flow:
>> * removed unused imports.
>> * inlined temporary variables holding messages.
>> * removed private member variables that were not accessed.
>> * removed private methods that were not referenced.
>> * removed local variables that were not used.
>> * added generic types where needed.
>> * static methods are now called statically.
>> * added suppress serialization warning where it was needed.
>> * removed suppress serialization annotation where it was not needed.
>> - In the Message class, the comment "remove? not found in code" will
>> be removed once I know those message are not needed for 7u6.
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