mozilla-locale-*: language selection by the LANG/LC_MESSAGES environment variable
I add a request about mozilla-locale-fr by Laurent Bonnaud:
> would it be possible for mozilla to use locale settings for language
> pack selection ? As-is mozilla can hardly be used by non english
> speaking novice users:
> - they have to start mozilla once in English
> - they have to find your way in English menus
> - once done they have to restart mozilla
> This a a pain compared to the vast majority of software that start up
> in french once the admin has set the LANG variable. Is the tens of
> software that compose a typical Linux desktop had to be configured
> separately for language settings, this would be a nightmare.
I think it is a good idea, but the implementation is maybe a little
difficult. I have thought of a wrapper to call mozilla, which modify
the user configuration files before starting mozilla. However, I found
it is better to use the same solution for mozilla-locale-*.
What do you think of this request and do you have any other idea to
implement that ?
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