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From "Marcus (OOo)" <marcus.m...@wtnet.de>
Subject Re: BAD link
Date Thu, 23 Aug 2012 22:34:00 GMT
Am 08/23/2012 09:49 PM, schrieb Marcus (OOo):
> Am 08/23/2012 03:57 PM, schrieb Jürgen Schmidt:
>> On 8/23/12 3:03 PM, Jürgen Schmidt wrote:
>>> On 8/23/12 2:28 PM, Ariel Constenla-Haile wrote:
>>>> On Thu, Aug 23, 2012 at 02:18:22PM +0200, Jürgen Schmidt wrote:
>>>>> I was too fast and should have read the thread completely.
>>>>>
>>>>> I can't remember the reason why I left out the en-US lang packs, we
>>>>> should check if they are necessary at all or if en-US is always there.
>>>>
>>>> If you install a localized install set, you get only that localized
>>>> language. IIRC OOo never released en-US language packs, that's why many
>>>> people working in translation, needing to check some UI string in
>>>> English, ended up installing the en-GB language pack. Although for this
>>>> use case, it would be better to provide archived versions.
>>>>
>>>> It would be interesting to know the statistics, from which countries
>>>> where those en-US language packs downloaded.
>>>
>>> seems to be room for improvements, maybe we should think about
>>> multi-lang office with 2 langs -> en-US + 1 lang or move forward with
>>> the en-US language pack
>>
>> the easier part is to provide the en-US language packs that we have
>> voted on and that were part of the snapshot builds. I still don't know
>> why I have left them out... Maybe I simply have overseen them because of
>> our stupid directory structure I have to copy en-US separately. But that
>
> Yeah, yeah, understood the hidden wink. Will change with the next bigger
> release. ;-)
>
>> should be no excuse ;-) By the way I have copied them already on dist.
>
> OK, that would be also my suggestion. I don't see a reason to exclude
> them, too.
>
>> I will also work on some SDK release notes but I am not sure if I will
>> finish this before I go on vacation on Saturday. I have some other
>> things on my to-do list first.
>
> That sounds nice. You really deserve many days off. :-)

The en-US langpacks are available also on SourceForge. So, I've added 
the links back to the "other.html" webpage.

Marcus

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