Klas Kalass klas.kalass at gmx.de
Sat Sep 21 18:27:48 BST 2002

Am Samstag, 21. September 2002 19:21 schrieb Thomas Diehl:
> Am Samstag, 21. September 2002 18:22 schrieb Klas Kalass:
> > Hi all!
> > I was wondering if it would be possible to include languageselectors and
> > country-selectors in kdelibs (I know, too late for KDE 3.1 but for KDE
> > 3.2?)
> >
> > An interface element that allows selection of installed languages is used
> > by kcontrol/kdm, kcontrol/locale and kpersonalizer. Apparently Each of
> > those have their own implementation.
> >
> > For selection of possible countries there are widgets in at least
> > kcontrol/locale, kpersonalizer and kdeedu/keduca. Needless to say that
> > those are not shared...
> >
> > I also saw that there are files called klangcombo.{cpp,h} and
> > klanguagebutton.{cpp,h} in khelpcenter which possibly do the same as one
> > of those quoted above (I could not find them in the GUI though....).
> >
> > Shall I add it to the feature list?
> I guess with this we could have an menu entry that would allow changing the
> language / country settings on a program-by-program basis? If so: yes,
> please do so. This would fulfil one of the longest standing wishes of the
> translators (and some edu people).
> Problems always was (according to Stephan) that it was unclear where such a
> standard menu entry should go in the end. Any ideas on this?
Sorry, I was not clear: I did not mean switching the language of an 
application on demand but only of having a widget for selecting a country or 
language, whatever the application wants to use this widget for. Of course I 
wouldn't mind if someone implemented the former...


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