Avoiding Problems by Avoiding Decisions
sanders at kde.org
Tue May 18 03:06:58 BST 2004
On Monday 17 May 2004 22:00, Andras Mantia wrote:
> On Monday 17 May 2004 14:32, Allan Sandfeld Jensen wrote:
> > On Monday 17 May 2004 05:04, Don Sanders wrote:
> > > After reading Jason Keirstead's post and following his links I
> > > suggest that in addition to this the flags should be removed as
> > > well.
> > >
> > > FWIW that is what GNOME and Red Hat have decided to do. I think
> > > the flags are the cause of more insult/offense than the names
> > > and that it makes sense to completely remove them.
> > I agree that doing that would remove the most offensive part of
> > it, but unfortunatly the flags are there for a purpose:
> > They help non-english speakers to find their own language from a
> > default installation, and they help people like me if I
> > accidentenly select a wierd language I can't decifer.
> > Because of this I believe the flags should stay.
> Both issues would be solved with my proposal when the name of the
> countries contain the English and the local version.
Sounds like a sensible proposal to me. I think that could work.
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