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Re: [libreoffice-l10n] Re: LibreOffice Online translation


On Thu, May 26, 2016 at 1:42 AM, Michael Bauer <fios@akerbeltz.org> wrote:

> Why can LO Online not deal with locales which are not in the
> browser-accept locales? It cannot possibly be in the realm of the
> impossible to implement a locale selection feature.
>


No, it's not impossible. In fact I've just implemented it.
https://cgit.freedesktop.org/libreoffice/online/commit/?id=62abb2533dab121156c8a5eef9db6d27e25cde65
It adds an optional 'lang' parameter, and if it is present, then it will
take precedence. It it's missing, the Accept-Language header will be used,
which is sent by the browser. The problem with this approach, that if user
asks for a localization in the 'lang' parameter, that is not present, then
the UI will fall back to English, and not to the next preferred language in
the Accept-Language header. (Or maybe not. I did not try.)



>
> Seems a pretty weird list, for one thing "gd-ie" does not exist as a
> locale. I mean, it's on the list but there is no such thing as "Scottish
> Gaelic (gd) - Ireland (ie)". Scottish Gaelic is not an Irish locale. At
> all. It's like have fr-UK or es-FR.
>

I did not find a better list. Maybe it's weird, maybe it's incomplete. For
example I can select Kurdish and Yoruba from Firefox -> Preferences ->
Content -> Languages -- the two examples you gave in your other email. But
with the 'lang' parameter, it is no longer important, what browsers
support.

I hope this helps. Best regards.

Andras

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Re: [libreoffice-l10n] Re: LibreOffice Online translationMichael Bauer <fios@akerbeltz.org>
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[libreoffice-l10n] Re: LibreOffice Online translationAndras Timar <timar74@gmail.com>
Re: [libreoffice-l10n] Re: LibreOffice Online translationMichael Bauer <fios@akerbeltz.org>
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