[Loadstone] Loadstone translation

Przemysław Rogalski Rogalski at o2.pl
Wed Sep 20 17:08:51 BST 2006


OK
Could you please send me the sourcecode (or at leas the loadstone.rss file) of the version I got today?
Having made the translation, how can I pack it again into .sis file and install it to the phone, in order to check if everything works correctly?
----- Wiadomość oryginalna ----- 
Od: "Monty Lilburn" <monty at loadstone-gps.com>
Do: "General discussion pertaining to the Loadstone GPS program" <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
Wysłano: 20 września 2006 16:30
Temat: [Loadstone] Loadstone translation


> Hello,
> 
> Thanks for offering to translate Loadstone into Polish.  I think someone 
> else offered about 6 weeks ago but I haven't heard anything from them so I 
> guess they gave up!
> 
> We hope to have UTF8 character support into a upcoming version of 
> Loadstone which should support Polish characters but if you wanted to 
> translate for the current version, English ASCII characters should be 
> used.
> 
> If you visit the Loadstone GPS web site (Downloads Page) and download the 
> latest source code and untar it (I believe Winzip might work) there'll be 
> several subdirectories. In the  group directory there's a  file called
> loadstone.rss. This file contains  all the  program's output such  as menus,
> dialogs, etc. You have to be careful when working with this file thoe.
> Strings  are in quotes. Sometimes strings will contain modifiers starting with
> the % character. These are place holders for various parameters that change and
> are passed in by the program. The placement of these modifiers can be
> changed but the number and type of modifiers can't. Getting this wrong 
> will most likely cause a program crash or other unexpected behaviour.
> 
> There are a couple of areas that can't be changed. These are the database
> creation statements and the key map. At some point we'll have to put
> comments in the file pointing these things out.
> 
> If you can get this translated we'll figure out how to make the phone
> recognize that there's another language there and include it in the main
> distribution.
> 
> Good luck.
>   Monty
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> On Wed, 20 Sep 2006, [iso-8859-2] Przemys?aw Rogalski wrote:
> 
>> Great:)
>> I would like to make Polish translation for Loadstone interface
>> (even if it was without Polish characters at first).
>> How shall I do do it under Windows?
>> ----- Wiadomo?? oryginalna -----
>> Od: "Shawn Kirkpatrick" <shawn at odyssey.cm.nu>
>> Do: "General discussion pertaining to the Loadstone GPS program" <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
>> Wys?ano: 20 wrze?nia 2006 14:39
>> Temat: Re: [Loadstone] Help me please!! A problem with Loadstone
>>
>>
>>> I'm glad that fix worked. In the next release there should be even more
>>> things you can test, I've started adding international character support for
>>> the importer and exporter.
>>>
>>> On Wed, 20 Sep 2006, Przemys?aw Rogalski wrote:
>>>
>>>> I'm not sure if you received my reply (from progalski at plusnet.pl, mobile phone), but if not, I would like to write, that you have solved my problem:) Thank so much for help and congratulations for success:)
>>>> Now I can load checkpoints, I can check my points regardless of the status of the GPS receiver, I can take full advantage from "Use Checkpoints only" and "Isolate Checkpoints" modes; additionally, I really like the announcements that these modes are checked/unchecked and enabled/disabled; I also noticed that folder name Pointlists has been changed into "Checkpoints" which is logical.
>>>> To sum up, I am really impressed and thankful for so many improvements made in only four days:)
>>>> Regards!
>>>> Przemyslaw
>>>> ----- Wiadomo?? oryginalna -----
>>>> Od: "Shawn Kirkpatrick" <shawn at odyssey.cm.nu>
>>>> Do: "Przemys?aw Rogalski" <Rogalski at o2.pl>
>>>> Wys?ano: 20 wrze?nia 2006 03:22
>>>> Temat: Re: Help me please!! A problem with Loadstone
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>> Attached is a test version of loadstone. This may fix the problem you're
>>>>> having with checkpoints. This is just a test version so the fix may or may
>>>>> not work and might not be complete. You seem to be the only one with this
>>>>> particular problem. When Monty tried your database he was able to check and
>>>>> uncheck points with no problems.
>>>>> As for the function you suggest implementing, I don't see how this would
>>>>> work. What would be used as the current point? the closest point like you'd
>>>>> get by pressing select or the closest point in the direction of trabel like
>>>>> you'd get by pressing up arrow? This wouldn't always give you the expected
>>>>> result. If you want to update the position of the point then there's a good
>>>>> chance that this wouldn't work since the point's position is wrong. If you
>>>>> know a point is wrong it's easier to find it before you get to it in
>>>>> exploration mode, wait until you arrive at the propper position and then do
>>>>> the update. But if you aren't in position even long enought to locate the
>>>>> point then there's a good chance your position won't be very accurate
>>>>> anyway.
>>>>>
>>>>> On Tue, 19 Sep 2006, Przemys?aw Rogalski wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>> OK, I changed all comas into dots in all my CheckPoint files, but after loading a corrected file, "Use checkpoint" mode doesn't still appear in the menu; I also can't check/uncheck points.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> What may I try to do in order to sove this problem?
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Finding a current POI in exploration mode in ten seconds is quite difficult for m e.
>>>>>> That's why I insist on introducing a function thanks to which you could quickly mark and update a current point (eg. just by going to exploration mode, pressing star and #).
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> ----- Wiadomo?? oryginalna -----
>>>>>> Od: "Shawn Kirkpatrick" <shawn at odyssey.cm.nu>
>>>>>> Do: "Przemys?aw Rogalski" <Rogalski at o2.pl>
>>>>>> DW: "Monty Lilburn" <monty at loadstone-gps.com>
>>>>>> Wys?ano: 19 wrze?nia 2006 01:36
>>>>>> Temat: Re: Help me please!! A problem with Loadstone
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Hello.
>>>>>>> I see the problem but I'm not sure how it's going to be solved. Do you use a
>>>>>>> different separator for decimal numbers? All your pointlist (checkpoint now)
>>>>>>> files are wrong, they contain the comma character where there should be a
>>>>>>> dot. This is probably to do with your locale settings. for you would a
>>>>>>> number like 1.5 be written 1 period 5 or would it be 1 comma 5? This could
>>>>>>> be very tricky to fix.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> On Mon, 18 Sep 2006, Przemys?aw Rogalski wrote:
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> Hello!
>>>>>>>> Could you please examine my Loadstone files and check:
>>>>>>>> 1. Why I can't check/uncheck points (regardles of the status of my GPS receiver)?
>>>>>>>> 2. Why does "Use checkpoints" mode not appear in the menu after I have loaded any of my checkpoint lists?
>>>>>>>> I reinstalled the application and created my default database several times, but it didn't help.
>>>>>>>> Help me, please...
>>>>>>>> Przemyslaw
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>
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