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Re: native-language v. English-language names in WebUIs



Pardon my reply to self ...

Right after I sent this, Paul suggested 'native names for languages'
as a Google search term, and that seems to give me what I need.

Sorry for the noise. :)

- Karsten

On Mon, Dec 08, 2008 at 08:48:28AM -0800, Karsten Wade wrote:
> I'm looking for a list of languages written using their native
> script/character set.  Something like this, but with the native-script
> version too:
> 
> http://l10n.fedoraproject.org/teams/
> 
> Do we have such a list?  Anyone know where I can find one?
> 
> == Background ==
> 
> Working through a bug[1] about language names on the Fedora 10 release
> notes pages:
> 
> http://localhost/docs/release-notes/
> http://localhost/docs/release-notes/f10/
> 
> Initially we just displayed the language code, which people complained
> was hard to understand.  We used to use the actual language name in
> native language and character set:
> 
> http://docs.fedoraproject.org/release-notes/f9/
> 
> People complained about that, too, because of strange HEX blocks they
> saw when they did not have the character set installed.
> 
> I thought that for a long list, we could do a combination:
> 
>   Language ([English word for language], [lang code])
> 	 
> Such as:
> 
> Español (Spanish, es)
> 日本語 (Japanese, ja)
> Ελληνικά (Greek, el)
> 
> Thanks - Karsten
> 
> [1] https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=472919
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> Karsten 'quaid' Wade, Community Gardener
> http://quaid.fedorapeople.org
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