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Re: Language setting

On Tue, 22 Feb 2011 12:53:22 +0100
Gerfried Fuchs wrote:

> > If I go to http://www.debian.org/index.it.html, I enter into the
> > "italian" home, so why if i "click" on any link I am redirect to the
> > english corresponding webpage, i.e.
> > http://www.debian.org/distrib/ instead of
> > http://www.debian.org/distrib/index.it.html
> > Don't you think it will be better to change the corresponding links?

>  Changing the corresponding links would mean that every page has to be
> translated - something that is rather unlikely. Also, changing the links
> doesn't work for people that do prefer a special ordering in the
> languages they want to read (like, swedish, norwegian, english - and
> take first available) and thus would cut off people that actually did
> configure their browser accordingly.

>  I can understand that configuring the browser isn't always the best
> option, like when being abroad and using computers in internet cafes or
> at friends' places, though there is no good option to support everyone,
> at least I haven't heard about them yet.

Apache docs does it since Apache 2.0 :-)

Here you can see how it does:


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