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Re: Bug#276067: Reassigning this bug report

On Sat, Nov 06, 2004 at 08:49:52AM +0100, Christian Perrier wrote:
> Frans mentioned:
> We only include countries in the shortlist for a language that have it as 
> their primairy or as official language. If we would include Norway, we would 
> probably have to include half the world for English.
> Indeed, the short country list is not based on "primary or official
> language". The displayed countries are those for which locale data
> exist for the given language. So, if someone cares about creating a
> en_NO locale for "English as spoken in Norway" and has it included in
> the locales package,

Please read http://sources.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=164

> then Norway will show up in the short country list.

> What you're indeed asing is basing the default keyboard layout on
> country rather than language or language/country selection...for a
> need which is indeed somewhat a "niche".

Out of context, basing default keyboard layouts on country is indeed
the more logical choice.


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