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Re: Firefox l10n



ons, 09.03.2005 kl. 11.30 skrev Dwayne Bailey:
> On Tue, 2005-03-08 at 21:00 +0100, Kyrre Ness Sjobak wrote:
> > tir, 08.03.2005 kl. 15.57 skrev Dwayne Bailey:
> > > Since Firefox is a default Fedora application when are we going to see
> > > upstream l10n available to FC users?  The bugs seem to indicate a lack
> > > of central FF l10n project.  This has changed and all FF l10n is in CVS
> > > for the official languages.  Plus those that are released are listed.
> > > 
> > > We've been chatting on irc://irc.freenode.net/#pootle and it seems a
> > > packager from Mandrake has created separate language RPMs for FF.  Would
> > > be nice if we could have a similar setup on FC.
> > 
> > To have a separate binary for each language, would be a hell. 
> 
> No you misunderstood me.  firefox-language-af-1.0.1.rpm.  So you install
> the languages you need.  Mandrake used to ship FF with all available
> language already installed.
> 

The "MDK-approach" looks like the smartest one. I know there are a bug
in RH bugzilla for firefox localisations. Maybe drop some opinions
there?

> > Isn't
> > Firefox able to check what language locale it runs under under start,
> > and load the correct xpi (?) for the correct translation - and
> > eventually fallback to english?
> 
> Yes it can.  Not sure if it will fallback to English.  -UILocale and
> friends do that.

Then why isn't it done? Fedora offers one of the best OS localisations
in Norwegian in my opinion, so it is really idiotic that this isn't
translated - especially when a good translation exists. Not that *I*
have any problems with English, but others migth. Plus localisation is
often a criteria to get into public use.


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