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Re: 6.0 string proposal
When you implement command line switches you will probably want --help to
emit a translated message.
On Fri, May 3, 2019 at 1:51 PM Wayne Stambaugh <stambaughw@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On 5/3/2019 11:27 AM, Dick Hollenbeck wrote:
> > On 5/3/19 9:41 AM, Wayne Stambaugh wrote:
> >> There is a secondary goal of removing wxWidgets from our low level
> >> objects. Maybe some day we can build the low level KiCad non-ui
> >> libraries sans wxWdigets. My thinking is that wxString should only come
> >> into play at the UI level when dealing with wxWidgets UI code. Being
> >> able to use a standard C++ string implementation would (may?) go a long
> >> way in helping with that goal.
> > That goal is what I had in mind when I wrote the UTF8 class, and its
> > conversions to and from wxString. I think you can pass instances of
> UTF8 to wx functions
> > in many cases, and assign to UTF8 on function returns.
> > But, you don't have all the nice translation support there. You could
> through use wx
> > translation support and simply assign to UTF8, however.
> I don't think translations are an issue because AFAIK we don't have any
> strings in the low level non-ui objects that needs translated but I
> could be wrong.
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