Though I really like the whole localisation effort, I'd really appreciate
it if the installer had some button to select the language (in readable
format) to install in rather than fill my screen with unintelligible
chinese characters and no friggin clue what the questions posed might be.
The fact that I'm cursed with a Chinese version OS UI doesn't say that I
want to install the space invader version of the application. The same
would apply to many of the other to me exotic languages the world is
enriched with. A Chinese immigrant in Zanzibar cannot make sense of the
swahili version either.
As a result I end up having to remove all the localisation files after
install and hope the default font doesn't look too horrible in my UI. LO
is not the only one with this obvious mistake. Google doesn't get it
eithyer for instance, but really. One bitmap button, saying default
install English would be nice. Most people can work from that point.
Opera webbrowser shows how to do it correctly. The installer will enable
you to select the desired installation language in that language itself.
UTF-8 should support this in a generally available font.
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