Re: A language by any other name
On Thu, Sep 27, 2001 at 07:21:59PM +0300, Anton Zinoviev wrote:
> FIRST. Gdm makes LANG to have value english. But this (currently)
> is non-existing locale. The solution is to make `english' an alias of
> some existing locale.
No. The solution is to make GDM refer to a real locale instead of
the ambigious, non-existant english.
> So my proposal is to make `english' an alias of
Which loses the ability to use non-ASCII characters, including the
pound sign, the Euro, and letters used in common misspellings of
role, facade and naive.
> SECOND. Gdm doesn't allow people to choose their locale by the menu.
> In my opinion that is absolutely inconvenient as gdm is going to became
> the standard display manager for Debian 3.0.
gdm is going to be the standard display manager for Debian 3.0?!?
In what sense, and why do we need a "standard" display manager?
David Starner - firstname.lastname@example.org
Pointless website: http://dvdeug.dhis.org
When the aliens come, when the deathrays hum, when the bombers bomb,
we'll still be freakin' friends. - "Freakin' Friends"