Affects Version/s: SVN trunk
Fix Version/s: None
1. Externalize strings for translation.
Stings taken out are all strings that comply with the following criteria
Has more than one word in it
60 % of all the words are recognized as known standard English words
60 % of the string length consists of known standard English words
Strings are places one of 3 files
Each property file is placed into the correct directories in the module that contains the *.java file
Keys are defined in the *.java file as
Private static final String Name1Name2Name3 = "Name1Name2Name3";
Then referred to in the code as Name1Name2Name3.
UtilMisc must be changed to return the current Locale for the thread using the resource. This is required in the case of Exceptions using resources to construct error messages.
2. Normalize existing keys.
All keys of the form name1.name2.name3 is to be changed to Name1Name2Name3. The references to the keys must be changed in the *.java file as well as the definition in the *.properties file.