Re: Question for proper French strings in clock applet
Le 2008-01-23 07:00:15 +0100, Christian Perrier écrivait :
> Quoting Helge Kreutzmann (email@example.com):
> > Hello,
> > the asclock programm supports many languages but currently the Debian
> > package only installs English. I submitted a patch which installs all
> > languages and selects the proper bitmap at run time (instead of build
> > time as previously), cf. #457738 for details.
> > Upstream provided two files for French. Could someone on this list
> > please review them and tell me which one would be preferred by French
> > users? I attached the month and weekday files with "fr1" resp. "fr2"
> > as extensions.
> The "1" files seem identical for weekdays.
> When it comes at month names, both differ about "June" and "July".
> "1" uses "JUN" and "JUL" while "2" uses "JUIN" and "JUIL" (the names
> are "juin" and "juillet")
> The French locale uses "JUN" and "JUL" so I suggest that the "1"
> version is used.
While the 1st files indeed seems to match the current fr_FR locale, the
2nd seems much more natural for a French speaker. I think selecting the
"fr2" file would be a much better choice.