Re: Extent of localisation customisation (was Re: Preferences, System Tools)
- From: "Sergey V. Udaltsov" <sergey_udaltsov pochta ru>
- To: Danilo Segan <danilo gnome org>
- Cc: "Carlos Perell√≥ Mar√.n" <carlos gnome org>, "\"\\\"desktop-devel-list gnome org\\\"\"" <desktop-devel-list gnome org>, "\"\\\"Sergey V. Udaltsov\\\"\"" <svu gnome org>, Murray Cumming <murrayc murrayc com>
- Subject: Re: Extent of localisation customisation (was Re: Preferences, System Tools)
- Date: Tue, 8 Jun 2004 19:59:20 +0400 (MSD)
> Whatever GNOME does wouldn't be done on system-level,
so there would
> be a lot of inconsistent messages. So, some programs
> produce locale-based date-format if it's using
strftime instead of
So what? Probably these are bugs which should be fixed?
> Imagine some European in US adjusting his date format
> to dd-mm-yyyy, and one app outputting 07-06-2004 and
> so, what date are we talking about in what case?
I hate this situation - I seen it in MSWin and it is
> Realistic goal seems to be to aim for a single
platform: i.e. we
> could base ourselves on all the locales provided by
GNU libc. If
> there's a strong need for a variant locale, then we
create a new one
> and try to add it to GNU libc (it's trivial to make
> changes, but it's not trivial to add new locales to
GNU libc, and we
> don't want to add thousands there, just ocassional,
OK. No problem for me here. Let's stick with the
locales from glibc.
> gnome-control-center/capplets/localization module,
and try that out.
> I know some of you know about it, but many here might
It is definitely worth trying. And I would be VERY
interested in the discussion here about moving keyboard
layout settings from g-k-p to this new capplet. My
dream is to make it my 2.8.
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