Add an overview facet for ILanguage

Bug #595057 reported by Adi Roiban on 2010-06-16
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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 https://translations.edge.launchpad.net/+languages/ro)
>
> 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
> https://bugs.launchpad.net/launchpad-foundations/+bug/125545

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 lp.services.worlddata. 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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