Localization issues related to telling users to update after submitting a crash report

Kaganski Mike mikekaganski at hotmail.com
Mon Apr 17 04:17:55 UTC 2017

On 4/17/2017 1:47 AM, Markus Mohrhard wrote:
> we need a way to
> notify users that reports for these versions are ignored and that they
> should use a newer version.
> ...
> My problem is now whether we
> need to provide a localized version of this string. The string would
> come from the server which currently has no translation support. In
> theory we know the localization of the soffice instance that has
> submitted the crash report but I'd like avoid adding many localized
> strings to the crash reporter.
> Are there any objections against showing the generic update request
> instead of a localized one when someone uses an old version? If there
> are no objections I would implement this and try to get the necessary
> changes in 5.4 and 5.3.3.

Can we have a localizable generic message with placeholders for version 
numbers taken from server response?

Best regards,
Mike Kaganski

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