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Arabic Issues with Chrome and Safari browsers 9 years 9 months ago #1

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I happened to be doing some testing with SVN 1.04 and left languages. Looks like the Arabic translation messes up the menu bar for colors and FAB themes on Chrome and Safari. The other left languages are fine with these browsers. Also, some of the month names are missing and display incorrectly.

FYI, Arabic works fine with Firefox and IE8 -- it displays the menu correctly.
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Re: Arabic Issues with Chrome and Safari browsers 9 years 9 months ago #2

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I think this is caused by the incomplete nature of the arabic translation. We set the page direction to RTL and assume that all the (translated) text is in an RTL language.

e.g. with the FAB theme, using chrome, the menus look OK in hebrew (RTL, translated) but not in arabic (RTL, not translated).
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Re: Arabic Issues with Chrome and Safari browsers 9 years 9 months ago #3

Would there be any benefit therefore in only including 100% translated languages in the basic download package, or at least a higher threshold than we currently use?
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Re: Arabic Issues with Chrome and Safari browsers 9 years 9 months ago #4

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I don't want to set any definitive rules on which languages to include. It will lead to arguments about the fairness of the rules, especially for languages which only just fail to qualify.

Is this question connected to your comments on reducing the size of the download file? If we dropped the 5 least complete languages (hu, nl, nn, ru, sl), we would save only 1MB. I know that we currently have users in all five of those languages.

My preference is to keep the list of languages unchanged.

These layout problems will only exist for the RTL languages: ar, fa and he. We do not include ar and fa in the standard release. This leaves he. This is currently 75% complete, so it would be unfair to drop it - especially since we have an enthusiastic hebrew translator starting soon (meliza has just signed up).
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Re: Arabic Issues with Chrome and Safari browsers 9 years 9 months ago #5

fisharebest wrote: Is this question connected to your comments on reducing the size of the download file? If we dropped the 5 least complete languages (hu, nl, nn, ru, sl), we would save only 1MB. I know that we currently have users in all five of those languages

No, only related to the issue raised here. Its not a good look to have a broken display using languages we provide.
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Re: Arabic Issues with Chrome and Safari browsers 9 years 9 months ago #6

We do not include ar and fa in the standard release.

Ah - I didn't check that. Just assumed as Rob was testing with it it would have been part of standard. In that case ignore my comments. We are clearly NOT causing the issue within the standard release.
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Re: Arabic Issues with Chrome and Safari browsers 9 years 9 months ago #7

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Sorrrrry. I don't pay much attention to RTL languages except for testing. Somewhere along the line I added Arabic for that purpose and just never thought about it being in the standard release. :-(
And, when it failed with Chrome only on colors and FAB I got interested.
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Re: Arabic Issues with Chrome and Safari browsers 9 years 9 months ago #8

I don't think you could "only distribute 100% translations" even if you wanted to. As soon as a bit of text changes, all languages become less than 100% !
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Re: Arabic Issues with Chrome and Safari browsers 9 years 4 months ago #9

If possible, I would print pages that include only ltr texts with ltr rules even on rtl pages.

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