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Re: discovery: debian menu already supports l10n!

On Fri, Dec 03, 1999 at 11:10:51AM -0800, Sean 'Shaleh' Perry wrote:
> 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.

First, make some easy configurator to use ISO-Latin-2.
This is much easier than multibyte chars.
I cant print them when I make ps from html
nor when I print simple text.

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