Re: Inconsistency on translated pages links.
On Fri, Apr 27, 2007, Gerfried Fuchs wrote:
> > Having a cookie to store the language choice as soon as the user
> > clicks on the language name or a little flag icon,
> Please read up in the archives (even in the recent threads) about why
> flags for language selection are a _very_ bad idea.
> > and have this cookie override the browser content negociation settings
> > seems extremely reasonable to me.
> Can you try to figure out the required ressources for that approach?
> And overriding is a bad idea like I tried to point out, but it might
> make partly sense with in addition to the browser setting.
A user action ("let me browse this site in $LANG now") overriding the
settings does not sound like a bad idea to me.
> > o Not wanting to browse the Debian website in French because I'm not
> > satisfied with the translations but still wanting to see all other
> > websites in French?
> Invalid - please don't shut your eyes from the problems but work on
> them. :P
Sorry, no. I'd probably accept that if I was the only reader for the
site, but I am not.
> > o Using a web browser that does not support content negociation
> And what one would that be? One from this millenium, please.
I may have missed where it's done, but I cannot get it to work with
Liferea's integrated browser, which means w.d.o links aren't in the same
language when accessed from my RSS feeds and with my other browsers.
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