[Grok-dev] Internationalisation, is the howto current?

Vincent Fretin vincent.fretin at gmail.com
Thu Mar 26 09:32:55 EDT 2009

On Thu, Mar 26, 2009 at 2:11 PM, Sebastian Ware <sebastian at urbantalk.se> wrote:
> Everything is very straight forward so far :) I think it works with
> all-in-one, I just skipped the Plone part.
> I have been following the instructions and have some questions:
> -how do I set the "current" language in my application?
implement your own IUserPreferredLanguages adapter maybe? It's an
adapter on the request, you can search preferred language in the
request, in a cookie, or where you want to store the user preferred

> -can I set the locales directory in buildout rather than having to edit
> configure.zcml?
You have to add the line in configure.zcml. There is no way to skip
it. It's needed for zope.i18n.

> -should I skip the "Extracting strings with i18ndude" and use "Extracting
> strings with lovely.recipe:i18n" or doesn't this matter?
I think you can skip i18ndude when you use grok. You should only use
z3c.recipe.i18n recipe (was lovely.recipe before) in your buildout.cfg
Vincent Fretin

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