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Opened 12 years ago

Closed 12 years ago

Last modified 12 years ago

#19602 closed task (blessed) (fixed)

wptexturize() should have locale support

Reported by: nacin's profile nacin Owned by: nacin's profile nacin
Milestone: 3.4 Priority: normal
Severity: normal Version:
Component: I18N Keywords: has-patch
Focuses: Cc:


The Hebrew translation of WordPress does not desire curly quotes. wptexturize() should not apply such transformations when it is not desirable for the locale.

This may necessitate in pulling in (and adding to) locales/locales.php from GlotPress.

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Change History (8)

#1 @scribu
12 years ago

Related: #19550

12 years ago

#2 @nacin
12 years ago

  • Keywords has-patch added

Here's a rough-cut approach that internationalizes most entities in #19602: the apostrophe, prime (and double prime), and single curly quotes (to add to the existing i18n'd double quotes).

To disable curled quotes, a locale simply needs to translate each of these seven strings to either ' or ". A plugin can likewise hook into gettext_with_context and catch these six different $text values (apostrophe and closing single quote being the same entity for English).

#3 @nacin
12 years ago

We could check if each of these equal their straight equivalents before continuing with a replace, otherwise we're just doing needless regular expressions for a locale like he_IL.

12 years ago

#4 @nacin
12 years ago

  • Owner set to nacin
  • Resolution set to fixed
  • Status changed from new to closed

In [19795]:

Allow the single quotes, apostrophes, and primes in wptexturize() to be translated. Allows replacements to be disabled by translating them back to " and '. fixes #19602.

#5 @nacin
12 years ago

In [19796]:

wptexturize() does not need to staticize variables it only uses to set up variables it needs statically. see #19602.

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