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From "Marcus (OOo)" <marcus.m...@wtnet.de>
Subject Re: [www] NEW language Selection Dropdown!
Date Sat, 21 Jun 2014 21:14:56 GMT
Am 06/21/2014 10:25 PM, schrieb Andrea Pescetti:
> On 20/05/2014 21:52, Marcus (OOo) wrote:
>> Am 05/20/2014 11:13 AM, schrieb Tal Daniel:
>>>>> Please test it a bit, comment here, and if all goes well, I'll move
>>>>> the
>>>>> code into the site brand.html template, to affect all sites.
>
> We are now at a point where we could enable this, right? Of course,
> improvements are always possible, but once we have something online it's
> easier to make incremental fixes.
>
> For example, leveraging the Apache CMS and view.pm is "nice to have", ,
> but it will be easier to involve an Apache CMS guru after the thing is
> online rather than wait.

I this case I think it's impossible to test deeply on the local machine 
as the interaction with the CMS here is key.

So indeed, starting with a minimal implementation and fixing problems 
on-the-fly seems needed.

>>> source code: I've added a comment next to
>>> each<option>, stating the language in English.
>> I don't see it as redundant information as it helps to identify what to
>> choose. And I mean the average user, not developers especially.
>
> Looking around, it seems that a good solution could be to do like the
> European Union official site http://europa.eu/ does: language name in
> native language and language code in square brackets. So something like
>
> Italiano [it]
> Magyar [hu]
> Polski [pl]
>
> Could this work? This is quite compact and informative, especially in
> our case where we actually use the language code for the directory
> containing the subsite (in most cases).

Sure, that would fit.

@Tal:
Please go ahead. :-)

Marcus


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