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From Om <bigosma...@gmail.com>
Subject Locale issue in InstallApacheFlex
Date Fri, 19 Oct 2012 23:26:27 GMT
>
> Anyway, before you spend a lot of time verifying RC7, please read the
> [DISCUSS] thread.  I'm increasingly concerned that we have a major issue.
>
> Om, I ran the installer in the debugger so I could hack in a change to the
> default locale.  For some reason, the StringTools(LocaleID.DEFAULT) always
> returns en_US on my system.  The menus in most other apps are in Portuguese
> so I think I have the locale set correctly.
>
> Anyway, if I override the default locale to be pt_BR, el_GR, en_AU, or
> en_GB, I get an exception thrown, and lots of strings are missing from the
> UI, just like Stefan said.
>
> So this means that whatever percentage of our customers are in Brazil,
> Greece?, Australia, or Great Britain are going to have a poor initial
> impression.  I don't know what percentage of folks that is, but now I am
> going to change my vote to -1 because I think it is enough folks.
>
>
You are free to change your vote, but I dont agree with your reasoning.

This is a rare to reproduce issue with an obvious workaround (select
English(US) ) and no security repercussions.  As release manager, I am okay
with releasing the RC as such.  The fact that the majority of the people
who tested it dint have a problem should tell you something.

Thanks,
Om



>  --
> Alex Harui
> Flex SDK Team
> Adobe Systems, Inc.
> http://blogs.adobe.com/aharui
>
>

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