Re: I18N for Debian 1.3? (Or 1.4?)
>>>>> "FP" == Fabrizio Polacco <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
FP: Milan Zamazal wrote:
:: There are some terrible languages like Czech or Slovak which
:: absolutely need keyboard with dead-key and switching of two
:: keyboards. That's rather easy possible on Linux console but
:: not so easy in X.
FP: It's not a problem related only to "terrible" languages, but
FP: affects also who has a keyboard build for a language different
FP: from the one that he uses, or who uses more languages.
So this problem should be solved.
:: And what is better solution: 1. To make some independent Czech
:: related Debian packages (fastest). 2. To try to solve the
:: problem globally, i.e. selecting language (for system and for
:: each user) like e.g. selecting the timezone (very difficult).
FP: Timezone is related only to the place where you live, not the
FP: language that you use.
Sorry for my English, I've meant ...selecting language in the similar
(easy) way like e.g. selecting the timezone...
FP: I yet proposed to create one package for each language to
FP: install and activate what is needed, and to inform other
FP: packages of the user's request to use that (those)
FP: The goal that I would like to see achieved under Debian is the
FP: ability to use and switch language with the same ease with
FP: which we can change editor or web server.
So would I. Are we ready to start doing something with it?
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Robert J. Chassell
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