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This page explains the specification of the language files in 1.6
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This page explains the changes of the language file specification from version 1.5 to 1.6. As this is currently under development it is not merged back to the central specification page.
  
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The 1.5 specification is described in [[Creating a language definition file]].
  
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==Overview of changes in Joomla 1.6==
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# The KEY is now defined to be
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##  without any whitespace. All whitespace shall be converted into a underscore '_'
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## All KEY's in the frontend shall include a prefix of the extension
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==Related discussion threads in the development mailing list==
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* [http://groups.google.com/group/joomla-dev-cms/browse_thread/thread/af76ac17eecbfe2d/fbfbbd15c5c60d71?lnk=gst&q=language#fbfbbd15c5c60d71|Another language question concerning 1.6 Optionen]
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* [http://groups.google.com/group/joomla-dev-cms/browse_thread/thread/213f8e6a885e42fe/310bb187a26d5965?lnk=gst&q=language#310bb187a26d5965|Here is a proposal from the com_localise team - Comments?]
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* [http://groups.google.com/group/joomla-dev-cms/browse_thread/thread/8ef8d089546b7734/ffea9ba8a60a5927?lnk=gst&q=language#ffea9ba8a60a5927|Hardcoded punctuation creates issues in language files Optionen]
 
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Revision as of 04:05, 19 November 2009

This page explains the changes of the language file specification from version 1.5 to 1.6. As this is currently under development it is not merged back to the central specification page.

The 1.5 specification is described in Creating a language definition file.

Overview of changes in Joomla 1.6

  1. The KEY is now defined to be
    1. without any whitespace. All whitespace shall be converted into a underscore '_'
    2. All KEY's in the frontend shall include a prefix of the extension

Related discussion threads in the development mailing list