language selection in Windows

Dirk Hohndel dirk at
Tue Jun 18 07:57:03 PDT 2013

On Tue, 2013-06-18 at 17:46 +0300, Lubomir I. Ivanov wrote:
> > I don't think I like this. Command line arguments in general are not
> > user friendly at all. I'd much rather allow people to select the
> > language from the preferences and then store that selection in the
> > settings.
> >
> a UI preference is definitely better. it could use the locale language
> until the user picks a new one from an #ifdef section of the settings
> dialog, as this is only needed on Windows..
> for that we have to grab the list of folder names in share/locale, but
> the list may still look a bit weird without aliases. e.g. it_IT ->
> Italian.

We should be able to just add the xx_YY -> text conversion somewhere in
our preprocessing


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