[Geany-devel] Set Filetypes Menu

Nick Treleaven nick.treleaven at xxxxx
Fri Apr 29 16:34:42 UTC 2011

On Fri, 29 Apr 2011 17:06:46 +0100
Nick Treleaven <nick.treleaven at btinternet.com> wrote:

> On Thu, 28 Apr 2011 20:13:05 -0700
> Matthew Brush <mbrush at codebrainz.ca> wrote:
> filetype names are not translated IIRC.

Although the *title* is translated, which is what we were talking about

> > There's also a few other quirks I've noticed in the 'Set Filetypes' menus:
> > 
> > - I generally wouldn't consider CSS a markup language, but it probably 
> > technically is.  IMHO it would be more apt to put it under Miscellaneous.
> I agree, I think there is little overlap with CSS and document
> languages like HTML.

As Lex and Enrico probably prefer it in the Markup group, I decided
to leave it. It may be more practical there.

> > - I believe LaTex, Markdown, and reStructuredText are Markup Languages.
> Good point also, and txt2tags.

And YAML. Now done.

> > - I don't know COBOL but I think it's a programming language isn't it?
> > 
> > - NSIS and CMake files, while domain-specific, are still 
> > scripting/programming languages.

> > - 'SQL Dump file' seems a bit odd, since it's a file containing language 
> > constructs and is "run" by the db engine, maybe it should be 'SQL file' 
> > or 'SQL source file'.

> > - The wording 'Miscellaneous Languages' makes you think the contents of 
> > the submenu will contain (programming) Languages, but a config, diff, or 
> > gettext file for ex, doesn't really seem to be a language.  The word 
> > 'Languages' could be removed from that menu item, which would imply that 
> > the contents of that menu will be 'Filetypes', more generally.

These all done also. Thanks for the suggestions.


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