Bug 15875 - Language Specific Help is Defaulting to en_US
Language Specific Help is Defaulting to en_US
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: gnome-users-guide (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: David Mason
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Reported: 2000-08-09 13:59 EDT by Need Real Name
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-08-09 14:39:38 EDT
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Description Need Real Name 2000-08-09 13:59:01 EDT
- Install RedHat Linux (pinstripes)
- when booting for the first time chose "de" for the language.
- logon and startx, gnome desktop starts in the correct language (German).
- when in gnome desktop click on "?" on the launch bar.
- the gnome-help-browser starts in German but the text displayed within it 
is in English.

I ran "strace gnome-help-browser" and collected the log. I'll attach it 
I could see that it was looking for many file, but could not find any of 
them including locale.alias.
Comment 1 David Mason 2000-08-09 14:14:49 EDT
the newest GNOME users guide was completed only a couple months ago. We (GNOME)
have NO german translation for it at this time due to lack of volunteers. If you
know someone who would like to volunteer they can go to
http://developer.gnome.org/projects/gtp/ to find out how to help out.
Comment 2 Need Real Name 2000-08-09 14:23:31 EDT

What about French?

Comment 3 David Mason 2000-08-09 14:39:36 EDT
same deal really - except for the distributions coming out of our offices in
those countries - who might have translated this (I have no knowledge of it
though) - again with this new version being *so* new it is doubtful that the
French translation team has finished it (in the GNOME project)

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