[development] Drupal and i18n, the holy grail?

John Handelaar john at userfrenzy.com
Sun Feb 26 15:47:47 UTC 2006

Bèr Kessels wrote:
>>I rather like Jose's approach to i18n support, and that is having it
>>in core. I'm a little skeptical that having i18n as modular
>>functionality. It should really be a part of core, and not something
>>that can be turned on and off.
> You are, unfortunately, making the same 'mistake' that Joses approach has had 
> since the beginning:
> There is *no* holy grail. All our i18n sites differ so much in what they need 
> that they can never use the same codebase. 


So long as making i18n work doesn't require hacking core,
modules are fine by me.  That Drupal provides no 'clean'
way to allow me to implement i18n is the real problem,
and the only one which *must* be fixed.

Somehow.  I really doubt many people care how it's done.


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