kde vs. locales

Hans Meine hans_meine at gmx.net
Sun Nov 25 13:01:00 GMT 2007

On Sonntag 25 November 2007, Oswald Buddenhagen wrote:
> On Sun, Nov 25, 2007 at 05:07:21AM +0100, Thiago Macieira wrote:
> > Oswald Buddenhagen wrote:
> > >about the above problem, do you think we should simply ignore it and
> > >drop support for "hot switching"? gnome seems to do without, anyway.
> ok, seems like nobody cares for this problem. :)

Why?  AFAICS, your proposal would also work with an ~/.i18n script.  In the 
same way that you proposed for the kcm to read that file, other KDE programs 
(i.e. kdeinit) could re-read that file if it changed, and/or broadcast the 

/me thinks that someone must already have proposed a dbus-API for broadcasting 
language changes, no?  Sounds like a freedesktop task.  It's not a very 
commonly used feature, but it comes up again and again; I bet this is not 
only the case for KDE.

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