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Changes for version 0.5 - 2006-03-08

  • Re-work of when L::M die's. It was found that a single translation could cause the translation engine (and thus the application) to die. Since people may update a few hundred translations in a single sitting, finding bad translations was hard. This release changes the behaviour so that badly formed translations dont cause L::M to die - rather, it now just returns a partially translated string with an error keyword.
  • Re-wrote the RuleManager as it didn't correctly handled undef'ed arguments. ie: it would die, when in reality undef is a valid value for an argument.
  • Vastly enhanced the numeric formatting capabilities so that numbers can be formatted in many more combinations.
  • Enhanced the [_x] syntax so that now you can pass in specific run-time formatting options. This is needed because some languages format number differently depending on the context of the string itself.
  • The file and directory backing-stores can now load text strings which span multiple lines that are backslash-escaped.
  • Added 'println' function and 'print' overload feature.


Language translation facility
base-class of the backing store functionality.
Base-class for a database driven backing store.
Retrieve translations from a table within a PostgreSQL database.
Retrieve translations from files located in a specified directory.
Retrieve language translations for all supported languages, from a single file.
base class for language-specific handling.
Custom language handling for English.
rule instance for a given translation.
Numeric translation/stringification
Overload of print to automate translations
Language rule sort and evaluation object.
Collection of useful functions


in lib/Locale/MakePhrase/BackingStore/