[josm-dev] .jar file size is too big
mdeen at xs4all.nl
Fri Jul 17 11:28:26 BST 2009
Dirk Stöcker wrote:
> On Fri, 17 Jul 2009, Maarten Deen wrote:
>> Dirk Stöcker wrote:
>>> Well, as said the advantage of having localized JOSM and the disadvantage
>>> of larger file size goes hand-in-hand. Only 24% of JOSM users use english
>>> software version - The majority uses localized JOSM (50% use german).
>> Is that 50% of the non-english users or 50% of the total?
> 50% total.
>> That would mean that with just three versions, you would cater for either 62
>> or 74% of all users.
>> I would think that's enough to make the effort. Maybe not make a localized
>> version of every josm-latest, but at least for official ones.
> The numbers pretty much look like the user stats, so I would say nearly
> 100% use native language when available. Only supporting the "MAJOR"
> languages would be the totally wrong sign from my point of view. We want
> more users outside of British and German area, not less.
That is not what I'm saying.
I'm saying: at least make a localized version for the main languages (which
appear to be EN and DE). For the remaining languages use the version with all
I'm sure that when you create a .jar file in java, including/excluding certain
things is not more than an additional makefile.
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