[Rd] Translating Rd files

Duncan Murdoch murdoch@dunc@n @ending from gm@il@com
Wed Aug 22 00:30:27 CEST 2018

On 21/08/2018 5:53 PM, Gábor Csárdi wrote:
> Dear All,
> are there any resources (code, guidelines, anything) for translating Rd files?
> As far as I can tell, the help system does not have support for this.
> Have I missed something? Is such support desired?

As of last year, support for this was seen as desirable but no action 
had been taken to put it in place.  The thinking was that it was too 
much work for the translators to have to follow every update to each 
help page, so the translated pages would likely soon be out of date.

Duncan Murdoch

> I am thinking about a way to register manual pages in different
> languages, and then`help()` would bring up the page with the preferred
> language, defaulting to the current locale.

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