Re: Possible plan [Was: No Flags "Policy"]

El mar, 25-11-2003 a las 15:22, Jeff Waugh escribió:
> <quote who="Damon Chaplin">
> > I had an idea of how distributors could cope with this.
> > 
> >  1) Keep one package of all unoffensive flags, and make separate
> >     packages for flags which are problematic (i.e. Taiwan).
> >  2) In the installation process, check if the locale is China and if so
> >     don't install the Taiwan flag package.
> > 
> > That seems fairly easy to do. Problem solved :)
> Again, it's all or nothing. You can't take a few "offensive" flags out and
> not expect to be flamed to high heaven by the people who stand by those
> symbols. If there is to be a package of flags, it should be *every* flag,
> and up to distributors / us as to whether they're shipped or not.
> The solutions raised that make sense include a flag icon theme component,
> localising icons, and a couple of others. Some may be overkill. But we can't
> be halfarsed about it.

Which solution took Apple with MacOSX?

They have flags to show the kind of keyboard you have selected and they
have the same MacOSX CDROMS for every language so they should have the
same problem, shouldn't they?

> - Jeff
Carlos Perelló Marín
Debian GNU/Linux Sid (PowerPC)
Linux Registered User #121232
mailto:carlos pemas net || mailto:carlos gnome org
Valencia - Spain

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