French DSL

Bug #1801497 reported by hilaire on 2018-11-03
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Dr. Geo II

Bug Description

The DrGeoSketch class is extended with method names in French to write DSL Smaltalk Sketch in French.

What about definining a DrGeoFigure subclass of DrGeoSketch and put there the methods with French names?

Related to ​#1621397

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Hannes Hirzel (hannes-hirzel) wrote :

What about a 'Data objec' or 'Spec object' which indicates which English method name corresponds to which french method name. This could be done by suppyling a sourceString which contains a CSV version of the method equivalences.

Then the DrGeoFigure may be generated by a simple script as

Object subclass: #DrGeoFigure
 instanceVariableNames: 'drgeo'
 classVariableNames: ''
 poolDictionaries: ''
 category: 'DrGeoII-Core-Script'

A generated method of a DrGeoFigureg object then sends the English method equivalent to a DrGeoSketch object.

This will allow to easily extend the number of translations by having translators to come up with a CSV list of method equivalents only. Translators do not need to be Smalltalk programmers.

hilaire (hilaire-fernandes) wrote :

Added DrGeoFigure class, subclass of DrGeoSketch, with French method names.

Changed in drgeo:
status: New → Fix Committed
Changed in drgeo:
milestone: wip → 19.03
hilaire (hilaire-fernandes) wrote :

I am not sure there is interest for other native language. Therefore I keep it that way for now.

Changed in drgeo:
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
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