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Re: The character which cannot be translated.

From: Andreas Pflug <pgadmin(at)pse-consulting(dot)de>
To: Diego Gil <diego(at)adminsa(dot)com>
Cc: PgAdmin Hackers <pgadmin-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: The character which cannot be translated.
Date: 2005-09-13 21:30:13
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Diego Gil wrote:
> Andreas:
> I can help with some editing or testing, if you need it. I have more 25
> years of vi experience !!.

Oh hello, greetings to the author of vi, nice to know it's you :-)

  I mean it, if you can use some help from me, just tell.

Well that's very kind, and highly appreciated. In this case (as in most 
others) you'd need intimate knowledge of the (well documented... :-) 
source of pgadmin, to locate the problems. I'm probably n^2 times faster 
on this than you, or would you know that I had to seek for
factory(__(" giving 42 occurrences, replace _( by __( and add 
wxGetTranslation to pgaFactory::AppendMenu? I'd be glad for backup 
problem solver people to step in, you're welcome!

But we're also happy about testers, who will notice and describe the 
problems as detailed as possible, which will enable Dave and me to 
pinpoint the problem in the source and fix it. Software is nothing 
without good testers, join us and try to outperform Hiroshi, our current 
#1 bug reporter :-)

Regarding additional coders:
In the last two years, we had some major restructuring/refactoring of 
pgAdmin's object/action framework, which is (for my part) quite finished 
and stable now, meeting future extensibility demands (AFAICS the 
future). So have a look at the code, and try to understand how things 
work! (Something's still outstanding for better readability: replacing 
looping pgSet with Eof() and MoveNext() by pgSetIterator/RowsLeft(), and 
replacing tree child iteration currently done with raw wxWidgets methods 
by treeObjectIterator; both currently used only in very new code.)

If you like some challenge, you could try to implement changing 
databases in the query tool (a neat idea, should have been mine:-), as 
somebody suggested and offered to implement but sadly didn't. A combobox 
in the query tool's toolbar, enabling to select from currently connected 
db's (instead of the single frmQuery->conn from ctor), a means of adding 
new connections to that combobox (a "...more" combobox entry? For 
finding valid server/db data, see db selection in dlgRepCluster when 
joining a cluster).


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