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Bug 5598 - allow for author names in multiple languages
allow for author names in multiple languages
Status: NEW
Product: OJS
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Localization
PC Mac OS X 10.6
: P5 enhancement
Assigned To: Matthew Crider
: 6422 (view as bug list)
Depends on:
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Reported: 2010-07-19 12:41 PDT by James MacGregor
Modified: 2015-01-02 09:26 PST (History)
8 users (show)

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Also Affects: OCS 2.3.3, OMP 1.0


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Description James MacGregor 2010-07-19 12:41:44 PDT
Allow for author names (metadata) to be entered in multiple languages. This seems to have been requested many times (http://pkp.sfu.ca/support/forum/viewtopic.php?f=8&t=5060; http://pkp.sfu.ca/support/forum/viewtopic.php?f=8&t=4313&p=24442#p24442) and I thought that maybe I'd already added a feature request, but I can't find one.
Comment 1 vizlipuzli 2010-10-19 01:31:21 PDT
Not only author names should be in multiple languages but also their affiliation
Comment 2 Alec Smecher 2010-12-14 11:27:01 PST
Regarding comment #1: Affiliations are already localized as per bug #5550 (since OJS 2.3.3).
Comment 3 jerico 2011-02-17 18:20:43 PST
*** Bug 6422 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 4 jerico 2011-02-17 18:21:26 PST
See additional info in #6422.
Comment 5 James MacGregor 2011-11-24 17:12:32 PST
Reassigning to 2.3.7 due to another request.
Comment 6 Alec Smecher 2011-11-24 21:22:35 PST
Just a heads-up: this might well be too invasive for a stable release.
Comment 7 James MacGregor 2011-11-25 10:52:27 PST
(In reply to comment #6)
> Just a heads-up: this might well be too invasive for a stable release.

Thanks, Alec. It's been requested often enough though that even if it were available in -master (and potentially back-portable to -stable) I think a fair number of folks would be very happy.
Comment 8 Matthew Crider 2011-11-25 11:12:40 PST
Taking ownership as I have a patch for this, though it will need some work to get it into stable, and probably could use some polish.
Comment 9 Alec Smecher 2012-03-12 10:03:43 PDT
Comment 10 Matthew Crider 2012-04-25 16:27:03 PDT
Putting a link to my patch up and deferring to 2.4 (though it will likely be deferred again): https://github.com/mcrider/ojs/commit/52373a9bddd9527889787fa26590813e9b412c8e
Comment 11 davidi_015 2015-01-02 09:03:18 PST
This feature has been deferred for a long long time!
Do you have a version in mind that may have resolved this bug?
Comment 12 Alec Smecher 2015-01-02 09:26:01 PST
This hasn't yet been prioritized for a specific release, but I'd say it's very unlikely to be implemented for OJS 2.x; it'll become a higher priority after OJS 3.0 is released.