[Sugar-devel] Ooo4Kids in several languages - how to let it appear on aslo?

Carlo Falciola cfalciola at yahoo.it
Thu Nov 26 05:37:31 EST 2009

>On Thu, Nov 26, 2009 at 09:48, Tomeu Vizoso <tomeu at sugarlabs.org> >wrote:
> Hi Bastien,
> On Thu, Nov 26, 2009 at 09:27, Bastien <bastienguerry at googlemail.com> wrote:
>> Dear all,
>> I just uploaded Ooo4Kids 0.5.1 on aslo:
>>  http://activities.sugarlabs.org/fr/sugar/addon/4241
>> There is an spanish version here:
>>  http://download.ooo4kids.org/es/descargar-ooo4kids-xo-intel
>> How to host this spanish version on aslo?  Should I make another
>> activity, or is it possible to upload several "branches"?
>> Thanks for any hint!
> Has the OOo4Kids team considered using gettext or similar so can ship
> a single bundle containing several localizations?

>Eric has told me in #sugar that the reason for this is because each
>locale takes about 100MB when compressed. If it's not feasible to make
>the locales smaller, then I would recommend creating different
>activities, with different activity ids.

If I remember correctly, we'd discussed similar issue back in Paris  with Bruno about Gcompris additional language packages, those packages where in the same order of magnitude in size.
Look a common issue for bigger (in text content) projects

ciao carlo 

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