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proasp_howto thread: Re: AW: Multi-lingual web pages


Message #1 by "Parag" <parag.phanasgaonkar@p...> on Tue, 20 Feb 2001 11:35:50
Post here we wanna see it :)

Elton Machado.

-----Mensagem original-----
De: Parag [mailto:parag.phanasgaonkar@p...]
Enviada: terça-feira, 20 de Fevereiro de 2001 11:36
Para: How To
Assunto: Re: AW: Multi-lingual web pages


Hi Doug,

what dirk has suggested is quite fine. but if u want an altenative
approach i.e. not to put static text and image names etc. in the database
then maintain an XML file of this static data with elements corresponding
to various languages....

mail me if u want more detail..
Parag

> Hi Doug,
> I've just finished a simple multi-lingual eCommerce site for our
> construction site who intend purchasing materials over the web. 
> Currently
> whe're displaying in 4 languages, but since ALL the headings, text and
> values come from the database, we can add more languages very easily. I
> suggest a database approach.
>
> dirk
>
> > -----Urspr=FCngliche Nachricht-----
> > Von:	Doug Hughes [SMTP:doug.hughes@j...]
> > Gesendet am:	Montag, 20. November 2000 13:29
> > An:	How To
> > Betreff:	Multi-lingual web pages
> >
> > I would apprecitate some advice regarding producing multiple language
> > versions of a web application.
> >
> > Some parts of the site are fairly static (catalogue type 
> information), and
> > I believe would probably be best suited to language specific 
> sub-folders
> > (/en/ /fr/ etc.) rather than being held in a database. There may be 
> the
> > requirement for local staff to perform the initial translation and
> > subsequent maintenance of the pages, making this approach even more
> > attractive.
> >
> > Other parts of the site are dynamically generated (configurator,
> > eCommerce, etc.). I think single copies of these pages would be best 
> for
> > maintenance and control. The dynamic elements of the page would be
> > generated in different languages, so it would make sense for the 
> "static"
> > elements of the page (text, images, etc.) to be similarly generated.
> >
> > Thanks in advance for your advice and opinions.
> >
> > Doug Hughes
> >
>

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