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Re: Installer report

On Fri, Sep 26, 2003 at 11:35:50AM +0200, Gaudenz Steinlin wrote:
> > I chose the language, which was fine, but I agree (and I think there
> > may already be a bug) that the Choose language should be a separate
> > dialog, ala boot-floppies, so people that don't read English have a
> > chance. If I was presented with Japanese characters on the first line
> > of main-menu, I surely wouldn't feel confident about choosing it -- I
> > wouldn't know what the result would be. Another option might be to
> > display all the other language translations of 'Choose a language'
> > around the main menu box when the first item is highlighted? Nah.
> File a bug if there isn't already one. I think it will be difficult to
> make an installer for which one doesn't even have to know what "Choose
> your language" means.
> Probably there should be a way to preselect the installer language and
> to build custom images for special languages. So a japanese debian based
> distribution can make a japanese installer for people not know any
> english.

This isn't really an issue, since when d-i is finished, we can run with
priority high, which won't display the main menu. For now, we want to keep
it at medium for debugging reasons.

Martin Sjögren
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