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MagIRC uses gettext for localization. To edit the localization files, you will need software such as Poedit.
Updating an existing localization file
- Press the
Update Catalogbutton to make sure you get all the latest strings
- Edit the strings
- Save the file Note that due to caching the web server might need a reload for the changes to take effect.
Creating a new localization file
- Create a folder in
locale/named after your desired locale, for example
- Inside that folder, create a folder named
- Now copy over
locale/en_US/LC_MESSAGES/messages.poto your new folder
- Open your
messages.pofile with Poedit
- From the
- Specify the Language AND Country of your locale, then click OK
- Translate the strings
- Save the file
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