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Re: Resignation

On Thu, May 06, 2004 at 02:33:48AM +0100, Henning Makholm wrote:
> Scripsit Petter Reinholdtsen <pere@hungry.com>

> > As the listing is in fact a map from the second part of locales to
> > names, it should probably ask the user to select "country or region".

> How about just calling it "(language) variant"? That would seem to
> sidestepping sidestepping the - apparently controversial - issue of
> choosing a generic noun to cover geographical areas.

> For example "country or region" does not begin to describe the issues
> involved in choosing between the "nynorsk" and "bokmål" ortographies
> for the Norwegian language. Perhaps we're handling that by considering
> them separate languages (I'm too lazy to check),

Consider yourself checked.  They are handled as separate languages, so
this distinction is made via languagechooser and not via the (currently
disputed) countrychooser.

Steve Langasek
postmodern programmer

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