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Re: [libreoffice-design] questions about the status bar
- Subject: Re: [libreoffice-design] questions about the status bar
- From: Andrew Pullins <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Sun, 15 Apr 2012 18:17:34 -0400
- To: email@example.com
if that is a a normal situation over there then yall is crazy. no I had a
feeling that someone would say something like that but I wrote it anyway. I
can see how having the language would be good for some. do you have any
comments on anything else.
On Sun, Apr 15, 2012 at 5:26 PM, Sveinn í Felli <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Þann sun 15.apr 2012 20:38, skrifaði Andrew Pullins:
>> im taking all this from
>> Language... why do we need to tell people what language they are in. there
>> has never been a moment in my life where I had forgotten what language I
>> speak and read. i guess this could be useful for people who speak
>> different languages, but then again it does not take that long to
>> that the words on the screen are not English. when I see Spanish, German,
>> or Swedish I do not wander if it is English. now I would not see the
>> difference between German and Swedish, but I could see that it
>> is definitely not English. so why is it even there?
> Imagine this (a real-life example):
> A french professional translator works in Moscow; editing documents with
> sections in various languages and alphabets ranging from Ukrainian and
> Russian to Dutch and French, using his good'ol French keyboard in an
> Russian OS, having LibreOffice UI alternatively in French and English.
> In a case like this you'd really appreciate see right away which language
> you're editing (after disruption by phone or whatever).
> Such a person is also a likely candidate to beg for a nice
> word/character/line count.
> Sveinn í Felli
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