Forum: Ruby on Rails L18n help

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sekhar (Guest)
on 2005-12-30 10:25
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i need some help writing some code in rails about cookies.

what i want to do is depending on the cookie value sent i want to set
language for the page .
the code is something like
in applicationcontroller.rb

 $KCODE = 'u' # lets go unicode, you will have less trouble ...
  require 'jcode' # and use the right string methods for utf-8
   # The directory where translation files (PO files) will go
  I18nService.instance.po_dir = "#{RAILS_ROOT}/locale"
   # let's use telugu everywhere
   @lan = lan ="te"
   I18nService.instance.lang = lan

what i want to do is let the user select language from drop down list
then pass that value to set the lan variable which would give the
language interface
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