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Re: String freeze?

On Fri, Aug 15, 2008 at 11:57:48PM +0200, Jérémy Bobbio wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 04, 2008 at 06:56:18PM +0200, Christian Perrier wrote:
> > > > I missed this. If that's something that needs to be preseeded, this is
> > > > not translatable text, is it?
> > > > 
> > > > If there is something to review, please point me to it.
> > > 
> > > Template preseed/url in
> > > packages/preseed/debian/network-preseed.templates.  Committed in r54644.
> > 
> > Well, that's untranslatable text, no nothing to care about wrt i18n.
> The text added by Phil will be shown if users select "Automated
> installation" in the menu without having the proper preseeding
> environment configured (either through DHCP or by specifiying url= on
> the command-line).
> Due to the way "auto" installs are done, this template will be displayed
> most of the time in english.  Exceptions is a custom CD with the
> language defined at built time…
> For this reason, I think that it should be made translatable, but I
> won't argue too much about it.

If it's translatable, we could tweak auto-install to only delay language
& keyboard selection if that prompt is not going to be displayed, so
that people are offered the normal locale choices prior to that prompt
popping up.

Without doing that, you're right in saying that it's unlikely to be
displayed in anything other than English anyway.

Cheers, Phil.

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