[Israel.pm] Multilingual Web Sites with Perl?

Gaal Yahas gaal at forum2.org
Sun Mar 28 04:16:02 PST 2004

On Sun, Mar 28, 2004 at 02:01:18PM +0200, Yuval Yaari wrote:
> >    http://www.autrijus.org/webl10n/webl10n.html
> > 
> >
> I'll read it...
> Did you work with it?
> If so, was it in a web environment? Can you recommend a template system 
> that makes it simple (I'm really good with Mason and okay with TT)?
> Otherwise, can anyone else give me some tips according to that subject? :)

I did work with it, yes, with Mason.

> >As for directionality, may I suggest you use CSS and exploit its
> >cascading feature. That is, include a runtime-determined "lang.css" that
> >does DIR="RTL" (uh, or the css equivalent which I've just forgotten)
> >on the appropriate classes for Hebrew, and includes the rest from a
> >master stylesheet.
> >
> I was just making it clear that direction is the last thing I'm affraid 
> of :)
> I would use CSS for sure, thanks for making it even more obvious for me, 
> though.
> It's not exploiting, it's all about choosing the right tools, don't you 
> think?

Oh sure, I didn't intend the derogatory sense of the word.

> BTW: body { direction: rtl; } /* or anything else instead of body, if 
> you mentioned cascading */

Right :)
Gaal Yahas <gaal at forum2.org>

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