Re: Fixing bug #330868 in a smart way

On Mon, 2006-06-19 at 12:31 -0400, Christian Rose wrote:
> On 6/19/06, Paolo Maggi <paolo maggi polito it> wrote:
> >         I was giving a look to bug #330868 (Adding "License" button and dialog
> > to About dialog). It seems to me we are duplicating the same long
> > strings (mostly the GPL license) in most applications marking them for
> > translation in order to add a "License" button to the about dialog.
> >
> > What about storing the most important open source licenses in a unique
> > repository in order to minimize string duplication and translators work?
> > I'm thinking to a special package like the one containing all the
> > languages name (the iso_639 module).
> I would prefer if such functionality could be added to GTK+, at least
> for the short License declarations (like "This program is free
> software; you can redistribute it and/or
> modify it under the terms..."), for the following reasons:

I replied to this thread, but seems like it didn't make it through the
list.  I've been working on exactly what you suggest in this bug:

A couple of technical questions remain open, but you get the idea.


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