Un-asked-for-language support

Scott Robbins scottro at nyc.rr.com
Wed Nov 25 00:46:19 UTC 2009

On Wed, Nov 25, 2009 at 08:40:31AM +0800, John Summerfield wrote:
> Rahul Sundaram wrote:
>> On 11/25/2009 05:53 AM, Jim Haynes wrote:
>> It is installed by default to provide the broadest possible locale
>> support out of the box. For users of these locales, doing it
>> post-installation is often difficult.
> As I mentioned in another thread yesterday, currently it's not possible  
> to prevent this.
> I don't see why an Australian user (for example) should automatically  
> get all the middle-eastern and asian fonts. It is true we have a  
> significant Vietnamese community here in WA, they should be able to  
> _ask_ for their language support during installed.

This is one I don't quite understand either--I had thought that someone
was working on it though, to install for the locale being used.  No?

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