Bug#248206: BETA4 beginner installation
On Mon, May 10, 2004 at 08:15:29AM +0200, Christian Perrier wrote:
> > Umlauts were not correctly displayed at the beginning when choosing
> > the keyboard and he was confused by "Tottasten". Those
> > "Tottasten"/deadkeys are still confusing people. I don't know how we
> > can solve this. Maybe add a note?
> This umlaute problem comes from inconsistency between console-data and
> kbd-chooser translations encodings. Currently, in both copies in SVN,
> the de.po file uses UTF-8 and is really UTF-8. So, the problem should
> go away with further releases....
This problem does not come from PO files, encoding does not matter as
long as generated templates files are UTF-8 encoded.
Here is a patch against console-data to fix German umlauts.
--- debian/po/de.po (revision 1)
+++ debian/po/de.po (working copy)
@@ -355,7 +355,7 @@
#: ../console-keymaps-atari.templates:4 ../console-keymaps-mac.templates:4
#: ../console-keymaps-sun.templates:4 ../console-keymaps-dec.templates:4
msgid "Keymap to use:"
-msgstr "WÃ?â?¬hlen Sie das Tastaturlayout fÃ?Å?r die Tastatur aus:"
+msgstr "WÃ€hlen Sie das Tastaturlayout fÃŒr die Tastatur aus:"
#. Type: select