http://www.perlmonks.org?node_id=370439

Still in the process of translating About the PerlMonks FAQ in French, I'm stuck this time with a structural problem:

In its current state, the About the PerlMonks FAQ is an english master index pointing to all language versions of subnodes (currently pt_BR, and fr_FR). IMHO, this structure is very reliable and should be kept, but when a subnode should points to an other one, which one to use? the english one? the french one (if my initial node is in french)? or the master index entry point leading to all versions of the node?

Thing may be done with some extra anchoring into master index, but this would make letting down square brackets linking since [id://nodeid|title#anchor] is not supported. Some times ago I found some stuff about linking enhancement in tye . What is the status of that?

If this kind of linking could be made auto-magically according to browser/preferences languages selected... ...some new beans to grind pmdevers!

Update: everyone would have corrected link notation as [id://nodeid#anchor|title]...

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2005-10-15 Retitled by planetscape, as per Monastery guidelines
Original title: 'PerlMonks FAQ and linking'

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Re: Other language PerlMonks FAQ and linking
by theorbtwo (Prior) on Jun 29, 2004 at 12:38 UTC

    If I were you, I'd link to the french version of the node in question. Each node for which there is translations should mention the other versions at the top of the node (currently, this must be done by hand, though there may be a Better Way at some point.)

    BTW, it is possible to use square-brackets to link by ID: [href://?node_id=NNNNN#target|title]. It's presently only documented in new bracket-link stuff, because the SDCers haven't fixed the docs yet.


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Re: Other language PerlMonks FAQ and linking
by jdporter (Canon) on Jul 08, 2004 at 12:47 UTC

    I think French nodes should point directly to French nodes. Besides being most user friendly, this avoids the linking issue you raised.

      That's what I'm expecting to do (as far as the destination node is available).

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      HTH, Dominique
      My two favorites:
      If the only tool you have is a hammer, you will see every problem as a nail. --Abraham Maslow
      Bien faire, et le faire savoir...