[Sugar-devel] [PATCH sugar] CP Language section: improve the list of language/country - SL #51

Manuel Quiñones manuq at laptop.org
Wed Mar 27 12:24:58 EDT 2013

2013/3/27 Daniel Narvaez <dwnarvaez at gmail.com>:
> I'm a bit concerned about using icu, but really just as a gut
> reaction, I haven't read the code or researched it much.
> It looks like a huge set of libraries, which might be overkill for the
> use case of listing languages (did we check if/how much it increases
> memory usage?). It seems to partially overlap glib. It doesn't seem to
> be used by GNOME for the same functionality which is a bit suspect and
> might mean it's not very tested (maybe it's used by qt though?).
> Did you consider using the same code as the GNOME control panel?
> https://git.gnome.org/browse/gnome-desktop/tree/libgnome-desktop/gnome-languages.c
> It seems to be pretty self-contained so it could be cut and pasted. Or
> we could use the library directly.
> Just an idea.

Excellent feedback, Daniel.  I think the spirit of the community
begins to recover :)

Checking GNOME settings panel, it does not display each
language/country in the corresponding language, as bug #51 states:


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