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Unique Resource ID for Translation Verification Test (TVT)

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000033940D
Original Publication Date: 2005-Jan-06
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Jan-06

Publishing Venue

IBM

Abstract

Abscract: PII(Program Integrated Information) is a string message displayed in GUI. The PII strings are externalized from a program itself to text files for translation. TVT(Translation Verification Test) testers and program development team test translation of PII(Program Integrated Information). We invented string resource ID for TVT. This string resource ID is shown in front of each string PII. TVT testers can find the location of a target string in resource files with the help of this resource ID. This disclosure explains the ID, how it is implemented, and its use in TVT. This ID is implemented independently of the target program, and is applicable to all programming languages that externalize string resources. The time to find the string location in external resources by TVT tester to fix translation errors becomes more than ten times shorter than before with the ID.