[development] t() function concept/bug/patch proposal

Moshe Weitzman weitzman at tejasa.com
Thu Sep 7 18:49:16 UTC 2006

> In summary - the current concept of t() is officially that it only
> supports fixed, module defined strings, not 'user-defined' (which
> means anything else, e.g., a title, a taxonomy term, etc.). In
> particular, when given an empty string as an argument, it wastes an
> expensive sql lookup (and really bombs if those are in an init
> function before the db caching is started).

i support that ... one way to move this along is to make a patch (it is 
really simple) and get it reviewed and into the cvs commit queue. then a 
decision is needed. otherwise, you are seeking a policy change with no 
effects and that merits little time.

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