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# Copyright: 2011 MoinMoin:ThomasWaldmann
# License: GNU GPL v2 (or any later version), see LICENSE.txt for details.

MoinMoin - i18n (internationalization) and l10n (localization) support

To use this, please use exactly this line (no less, no more)::

    from MoinMoin.i18n import _, L_, N_

    # _ == gettext
    # N_ == ngettext
    # L_ == lazy_gettext

from babel import Locale
from contextlib import contextmanager

from flask import current_app, request, _request_ctx_stack
from flask import g as flaskg
from flask.ext.babel import Babel, gettext, ngettext, lazy_gettext

_ = gettext
N_ = ngettext
L_ = lazy_gettext

from MoinMoin import log
logging = log.getLogger(__name__)

def i18n_init(app):
    """ initialize Flask-Babel """
    babel = Babel(app)

def get_locale():
    """ return the locale for the current user """
    locale = None
    # this might be called at a time when flaskg.user is not setup yet:
    u = getattr(flaskg, 'user', None)
    if u and u.locale is not None:
        # locale is given in user profile, use it
        locale = u.locale
        logging.debug("user locale = {0!r}".format(locale))
        # try to guess the language from the user accept
        # header the browser transmits. The best match wins.
        logging.debug("request.accept_languages = {0!r}".format(request.accept_languages))
        supported_locales = [Locale('en')] + current_app.babel_instance.list_translations()
        logging.debug("supported_locales = {0!r}".format(supported_locales))
        supported_languages = [str(l) for l in supported_locales]
        logging.debug("supported_languages = {0!r}".format(supported_languages))
        locale = request.accept_languages.best_match(supported_languages, 'en')
        logging.debug("best match locale = {0!r}".format(locale))
    if not locale:
        locale = current_app.cfg.locale_default
        logging.debug("default locale = {0!r}".format(locale))
    return locale

def get_timezone():
    """ return the timezone for the current user """
    # this might be called at a time when flaskg.user is not setup yet:
    u = getattr(flaskg, 'user', None)
    if u and u.timezone is not None:
        return u.timezone

# Original source is a patch to Flask Babel
def force_locale(locale):
    """Temporarily overrides the currently selected locale. Sometimes
    it is useful to switch the current locale to different one, do
    some tasks and then revert back to the original one. For example,
    if the user uses German on the web site, but you want to send
    them an email in English, you can use this function as a context

        with force_locale('en_US'):
            send_email(gettext('Hello!'), ...)
    ctx =
    if ctx is None:
    babel =['babel']
    orig_locale_selector_func = babel.locale_selector_func
    orig_attrs = {}
    for key in ('babel_translations', 'babel_locale'):
        orig_attrs[key] = getattr(ctx, key, None)
        babel.locale_selector_func = lambda: locale
        for key in orig_attrs:
            setattr(ctx, key, None)
        babel.locale_selector_func = orig_locale_selector_func
        for key, value in orig_attrs.iteritems():
            setattr(ctx, key, value)