Bug 58989 - Transfer Localization info to EXTENSIONSWEBSITE
Summary: Transfer Localization info to EXTENSIONSWEBSITE
Status: NEW
Alias: None
Product: LibreOffice
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Localization (show other bugs)
Version:
(earliest affected)
unspecified
Hardware: Other All
: low enhancement
Assignee: Not Assigned
URL: http://extensions.libreoffice.org/
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Keywords: difficultyInteresting, easyHack, skillCpp, topicUI
Depends on: 51932
Blocks: Extension-add-language 58991
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Reported: 2013-01-03 18:12 UTC by Rainer Bielefeld Retired
Modified: 2017-05-14 13:57 UTC (History)
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Description Rainer Bielefeld Retired 2013-01-03 18:12:07 UTC
At least UI Language should be transferred to the website, by menu 'Tools -> Extensions Manager -> Get more Extensions online ...' the link should not simply be <http://extensions.libreoffice.org/>, but
<http://extensions.libreoffice.org/?set_language=zh-cn>
<http://extensions.libreoffice.org/?set_language=cs>
<http://extensions.libreoffice.org/?set_language=en>
<http://extensions.libreoffice.org/?set_language=eo>
and so on.

It should be easy (with Rob Snelders' help) to gain required info, we already have that in mine 'Help -> Feedback', what creates links like <https://www.libreoffice.org/get-help/bug/?LOversion=4.1.0.0.alpha0&LOlocale=en-US&LOmodule=StartModule>

May be this option should be splitted from this report as an extra Enhancement request.
Also LOversion-info can be useful in a second step to create links like 
<http://templates.libreoffice.org/template-center?getCategories=&getCompatibility=LibreOffice+4.0&sort_on=positive_ratings&path=%2FLibreOffice-Templates%2Ftemplate-center&portal_type=PSCProject&SearchableText=>, so that only Templates compatible with LO version will be offered (before User amends query if necessary).
Comment 1 Rainer Bielefeld Retired 2013-01-03 18:28:50 UTC
Transfer of UI language should be an EasyHack because most research already has been done for BSA.
Comment 2 Rainer Bielefeld Retired 2013-01-04 07:17:11 UTC
I already tested for ar (Arabic) to gl (Galician), it seems that the Extension website always uses English version if a not existing localization (like <http://extensions.libreoffice.org/?set_language=zz>) has been selected.

So we can trail a localized "?set_language=" with the localization after the "=" to all links in 'Tools -> Extensions Manager -> Get more Extensions online ...'

Currently this one has a very low priority because localization is rudimentary on the extensions website, but AFAIK Andreas is working on an improvement.

I separated the Version info enhancement to "Bug 59012 - Transfer LibO Version info to EXTENSIONSWEBSITE"
Comment 3 Björn Michaelsen 2013-10-04 18:46:05 UTC
adding LibreOffice developer list as CC to unresolved EasyHacks for better visibility.

see e.g. http://nabble.documentfoundation.org/minutes-of-ESC-call-td4076214.html for details
Comment 4 Robinson Tryon (qubit) 2015-12-14 05:00:14 UTC Comment hidden (obsolete)
Comment 5 Robinson Tryon (qubit) 2016-02-18 14:52:03 UTC Comment hidden (obsolete)
Comment 6 jani 2017-05-14 07:43:07 UTC Comment hidden (obsolete)
Comment 7 Fakabbir amin 2017-05-14 11:44:35 UTC
(In reply to jani from comment #6)
> A polite ping, still working on this bug


Reverting status to NEW, due to other engagement.