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Le 15/04/2012 22:38, Andrew Pullins a écrit :

*For writer*


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 recognize
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?

Nope. I can write EN text with the FR language defined for character formatting. The language (format) information is thus very important. I'd like to keep that in the status bar. Very useful for people writing multi-language documents (translators, international organizations members).

*For draw/impress*

object description. is this a description like "shape" or "line". if so do
we need this.

Yes: disambiguation.

Jean-Francois Nifenecker, Bordeaux

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