RE: discovery: debian menu already supports l10n!
On 04-Dec-1999 Chris Waters wrote:
> Well, I just thought I'd pass this along. I've been playing around
> with the Debian menu system, after some complaints on the -gtk-gnome
> list that Debian menus don't support localization. To my suprise, the
> Debian menu system *can* support l10n! It's a little ugly, and could
> use improvement, but it works.
not to poke, but it is I 18 N. The 18 represents the number of chars between
the I and N in internationalization.
> So, there you have it. So, now the question becomes, do we want to
> try to take advantage of this? Only a few menu systems actually
> support l10n at this point, but one of them is Gnome, which is pretty
> visible. I think it might be worth going forward somehow.
Debian must support i18n. We should also strive to help out our Asian friends
who need multibyte support.
This seems like a major kludge.