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Can I remove the word "Karma" and use instead the word "Reputation"?

asked 2011-03-06 19:05:07 -0500

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updated 2011-03-06 20:08:57 -0500

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Can I remove the word "Karma" and use instead the word "Reputation"?

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answered 2013-04-04 04:01:20 -0500

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Well, if you'd include the django-rosetta-app, people could comfortably change all wordings (and add more languages) via the admin web-interface. I have been using it in a few project where clients wanted control on all wording the app and it works great.

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Thanks for sharing.

pajju gravatar imagepajju ( 2013-04-05 04:07:35 -0500 )edit
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answered 2011-03-06 20:13:26 -0500

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updated 2011-03-06 20:14:13 -0500

Hi, right now word karma comes from the locale file (one of the django.po files inside askbot/locale - according to your selection of the language).

So if you want to make this change now - it is possible, but tedious. You will need to edit django.po file, and thange "karma" -> "reputation" in the "msgstr" sections, while taking care not to change "msgid" strings.

Thanks, your request will be implemented, there will be a way to enter your word for "karma/reputation" in the "live settings".

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Is it implemented now?

It would be greate, really greate, if it were possible to change all strings in "live settings"

Tuta gravatar imageTuta ( 2011-12-25 14:03:44 -0500 )edit

Hi, I have a pull request that renames all the instances of karma to reputation. But you will need to do makemessages again and translate, if you use languages other than English. https://github.com/ASKBOT/askbot-devel/pull/101

siovene gravatar imagesiovene ( 2012-11-08 12:24:25 -0500 )edit

Great, not sure we'll use this though as is. We will re-implement this via a setting and add a section to the live settings called "vocabulary" to allow wording for certain terms to be customized. Very soon you will get a request: can we change word "reputation" back to "karma"?:).

Evgeny gravatar imageEvgeny ( 2012-11-08 12:27:07 -0500 )edit

Yeah, you're right. I'm looking forward to it.

siovene gravatar imagesiovene ( 2012-11-08 14:15:50 -0500 )edit

the solution is talking about messages the way i understand that solution will not make any impact on the word karma in the banner example: (karma: 85 badges: ● 1 ● 7) so, how can I change this.

SocialQA gravatar imageSocialQA ( 2013-04-12 10:38:13 -0500 )edit

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