The site generation done by the Site Plugin and the Project Info Reports Plugin is fully internationalized. This means that adapting them to another language, a process known as localization, is very easy. All that is needed is to download a couple of properties files and start translating the texts in them. If you want to provide a patch for an unsupported language, there are detailed instructions below.
There are currently three files that needs to be localized to support a new language. The following table summarizes the currently supported languages.
Note: The files linked to below are the files used in the latest development code. So the files may be newer than the ones included in the latest release.
|Languages available||Site Plugin||Project Info Reports Plugin||Maven Doxia Tools|
To see the current level of localization support you can have a look at the L10n Status Report for each one of them:
If you want to contribute a localization, follow these steps:
site-plugin_de.propertiesfor a new German translation for Maven Site Plugin.
src/main/resourcesfor each one
mvn install" for each one
mvn site" on that project and test it
Please refer to the Java Internationalization home page for an introduction to the topic.
Here you can find some useful tools to help you with charset questions and conversions:
You can also refer to this Sun FAQ: How Can I Determine the Encoding of a File?.