Re: icons for languages
- From: Lucas Vieites <lucas asixinformatica com>
- To: Gnome i18n <gnome-i18n gnome org>
- Subject: Re: icons for languages
- Date: Tue, 13 Sep 2005 16:21:05 +0200
El mar, 13-09-2005 a las 08:28 -0400, Luis Villa escribió:
> On 9/13/05, Roozbeh Pournader <roozbeh farsiweb info> wrote:
> <snip expected response on flags>
> > Are there any other decent ways to do signify language visually?
> > The name of the language in its own language (and script) may be the
> > best thing to do. But even that may be controversial sometimes. For
> > example, the Azerbaijani speakers in Iran are divided into what their
> > language should be called in Azerbaijani. Some insist on (a translation
> > equivalent to) Turkish, others on Azerbaijani, others on Azerbaijani
> > Turkish, and a few on Azeri.
> How often is this a problem? i.e., if I wanted to do that for any of
> the (currently) 14 languages here:
> would that be a problem? [The current solution, 'just use english',
> seems really suboptimal.]
In this case I would just use the name of the language in that
language, eg: Dutch - Nederlands, German - Deutsch, Spanish - Español,
Just a personal opinion, though.
> > Sorry Luis, this is not an easy question to answer at all.
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