Internationalization

Compound Nouns
Compound nouns are handled as single nouns. For example, shopping cart is not stored as two terms like NOUN_SHOPPING plus NOUN_CART, but as a single segment...
Thu, 12 Oct, 2017 at 9:44 AM
Content Language Negotiation
StoreCore uses the HTTP Accept-Language header to determine which content language is preferred by visitors, customers, users, and client applications. The ...
Thu, 12 Oct, 2017 at 9:45 AM
Errors and Exceptions
Error messages and exception message strings currently are not translated as these are intended primarily for developers and server administrators.
Thu, 12 Oct, 2017 at 9:45 AM
Language Components
The translations memory contains seven components, divided into two groups. These groups are namespaced with an uppercase prefix. The first group contains b...
Thu, 12 Oct, 2017 at 9:46 AM
Limitations of MVC-L
From the outset we decided multilingual support of European languages SHOULD be a key feature of an open-source e-commerce community operating from Europe. ...
Thu, 12 Oct, 2017 at 9:47 AM
Names as Nouns
Names are treated as nouns.  Therefore they contain the default NOUN prefix, for example NOUN_PAYPAL for PayPal and NOUN_MYSQL for MySQL.
Thu, 12 Oct, 2017 at 9:47 AM
Root: Core or Master Languages
Core languages, or masters, are root-level language packs. They SHOULD NOT be deleted, which is prevented by a foreign key constraint fk_language_id on the ...
Thu, 12 Oct, 2017 at 9:48 AM
Translation Memory (TM)
StoreCore uses a translation memory (TM) to handle and maintain all language strings. The translation memory database table is defined in the main SQL DDL (...
Thu, 12 Oct, 2017 at 10:00 AM
Tree and Branches: Secondary Languages
Secondary languages are derived from the core/master languages. They only contain differences with the master language.  For example, the “English – United...
Thu, 12 Oct, 2017 at 10:00 AM
Verbs to Commands
Commands, menu commands and command buttons usually indicate an activity. Therefore commands SHOULD be derived from verbs. The translation memory SQL file c...
Thu, 12 Oct, 2017 at 10:01 AM