Add an overview facet for ILanguage

Bug #595057 reported by Adi Roiban on 2010-06-16
This bug affects 1 person
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Launchpad itself

Bug Description

Below are Curtis comment regarding the lack of an overview facet for ILanguage

>3. The "Language Details" portlet should be in inline. It is commonly the top
> portlet in the left column and shown only on the Overview facet. It is
> fine to repeat information across facets when we are certain it pertains
> to the context of the page. I expect to see all the fields in the details
> portlet when shown on the overview facet: ['code', 'englishname',
> 'nativename', 'pluralforms', 'pluralexpression', 'visible', 'direction',
> 'countries'].
>4. The page is missing a "first portlet" which does not have a horizontal
> rule on top. We do not want to see a lines under the breadcrumbs. This
> is a common problems for leaf object. The best solution is to find some
> text that can be placed in a "first portlet" that will introduce
> Romanian. Some templates create a phrase from statistical data. Such as:
> There are 2,037 Romanian speakers registered in Launchpad, 13 of which
> are teams.
> I think all of that is knowable from PersonLanguage, but is probably
> correct for the over view page. Is it possible to state how many Romanian
> messages are translated?
> 8. I think countries belongs on the overview facet. It is really needed by
> translations? (from
> 9. If this were for the overview facet, I would expect to see a portlet of
> Answers. How many questions are asked in Romanian? How many Answer
> Contacts, maybe list the Answer contacts that are teams.
> 10. If this were the overview facet I would expect to see a section about
> language variants, but that related to

We need to consider how to link this overview facet from the main ILanguageSet facet, and how to link the translation facet for ILanguage.

Adi Roiban (adiroiban) on 2010-06-16
description: updated
Changed in launchpad-foundations:
assignee: nobody → Adi Roiban (adiroiban)
Adi Roiban (adiroiban) on 2010-06-16
description: updated
affects: launchpad-foundations → rosetta
Changed in rosetta:
status: New → Triaged
importance: Undecided → Low
tags: added: ui
Henning Eggers (henninge) wrote :

From the duplicate bug 595057;
> 1. The breadcrumbs claim to be the overview facet, but this is mostly
> about the Translations facet. I see a fundamental problem that I remarked
> about last year. Language is a global object. It is not owned by
> Translations, Languages belong in Some of the
> problems in this design can be solved by recognising that Languages apply
> to Answers, Translations, and Overview. One solution is to decide this
> page should be only visible from the overview facet and it will contain
> information about the general object (Language Details), as well as
> Translations and Answers informatio

Curtis Hovey (sinzui) on 2012-02-17
Changed in launchpad:
assignee: Adi Roiban (adiroiban) → nobody
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