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

Manuel Quiñones manuq at laptop.org
Wed Mar 27 12:28:39 EDT 2013

2013/3/27 Manuel Quiñones <manuq at laptop.org>:
> 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:
> http://bugs.sugarlabs.org/ticket/51

The ticket states GDM is behaving like we want.  I think I digged too
much the other path then.

.. manuq ..

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