chun at goto10.org
Wed Feb 4 17:21:07 CET 2009
Hans-Christoph Steiner said :
> I cc'ed pd-devel to keep people posted and get people involved, I hope
> that's ok.
> I've been thinking that there could be a 5th preference pane for
> preferences just relating to the Wish/Tcl side of things. The 4 now
> are all related to pd (paths, startup, audio, midi). Global settings
> like font, bg/fg color, etc. and also GUI behaviors could be managed
> in this 5th preferences pane. Perhaps there could be a manual
> override for the locale in that 5th prefpane.
> Is that along the lines of what you were thinking?
yes, something like that, or even a separate preference dialog for the client side of things.
> Also, I think might have broken starting from Wish first, this is what
> I use mostly for testing:
> rm -f ../bin/pd.tk ; make bin && ../bin/pd
> (The makefile doesn't handle tracking the Tcl files well, so
> deleting ../bin/pd.tk forces all Tcl files to be copied again)
> On Feb 3, 2009, at 1:38 AM, Chun Lee wrote:
> > Hi there:
> > i was going to try out exporting LANG on this laptop i am using atm,
> > but pd-devel don't seem to run, though it compiled fine.... when i
> > do ./pd.tk, it got stuck at "setting font to: Courier normal", then
> > nothing. will try it again later on my main laptop when i am home
> > next. just looked at the TODO list and will think of something to
> > work on. have you thought about ways to customise the appearance of
> > the patch? ie bg/fg colour, font, object colour..etc? maybe i can
> > look into that?
> > cheers
> > chun
> > Hans-Christoph Steiner said :
> >> I think the msgcat is pretty much sorted out, except for details.
> >> For
> >> me, I have just been setting "export LANG=zh" on the command line,
> >> then
> >> running it. I think we should add code to make sure that it first
> >> tries
> >> to get the locale from the system, then otherwise, it can be manually
> >> set.
> >> As for what you want to work on, I've been maintaining the
> >> devel_docs/
> >> TODO pretty well. Really, its up to you what you want to work on. I
> >> just started redoing all the panels. Check out the Find panel, I
> >> think
> >> we can do a lot of good stuff there.
> >> .hc
> >> On Feb 2, 2009, at 10:58 AM, Chun Lee wrote:
> >>> Hi there:
> >>> just had a quick dig around with updated pd-devel. wow, seems that
> >>> you
> >>> have made quite some progress:) i saw the msgcat stuff that you have
> >>> done so far too, seems quite straight forward. quick question, i
> >>> don't
> >>> see mclocale being set anywhere, is it so at your local copy too? i
> >>> just tried setting it quickly, but didn't quite work as i hoped,
> >>> but i
> >>> am being very hasty here...
> >>> anyways, just wanted to see what's your progress with msgcat stuff
> >>> and
> >>> where i can get start with.
> >>> cheers
> >>> chun
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