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talk:slackware:localization [2012/11/19 17:38 (UTC)]
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 >>>>>>>>​ I'm ok with that. I was thinking to suggest separating application localization tips, anyways. But we'll have to wait for admins. ​ --- //​[[wiki:​user:​bocke|Bojan Popovic]] 2012/11/19 09:24// >>>>>>>>​ I'm ok with that. I was thinking to suggest separating application localization tips, anyways. But we'll have to wait for admins. ​ --- //​[[wiki:​user:​bocke|Bojan Popovic]] 2012/11/19 09:24//
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 +>>>>>>>>​ The page is not that long. I do not see a reason for splitting it up into sub-pages. The header sectioning should be enough to provide good navigation. \\  --- //​[[wiki:​user:​alienbob|Eric Hameleers]] 2012/11/20 07:31//
 +>>>>>>>>>​ I was thinking on maybe adding some bits from Gentoo wiki on Unicode, specifically some tips on getting console apps to work. What would be the best way to do this? It shouldn'​t be too long and might fit into the page.  --- //​[[wiki:​user:​bocke|Bojan Popovic]] 2012/12/01 03:47//
 +>>>>>>>>>>​ Perhaps just add it to the [[slackware:​localization#​console|console chapter of the page]] ? \\  --- //​[[wiki:​user:​alienbob|Eric Hameleers]] 2012/12/02 08:16//
 +>>>>>>>>>>>​ Thanx, I'll go with that. Haven'​t yet prepared the text. I will have it ready in the next few days.  \\ --- //​[[wiki:​user:​bocke|Bojan Popovic]] 2012/12/03 16:​36// ​
  
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 >>>​ I don't think that's the case with Slack. I think the default is vt.default_utf8=0. Anyway, I know the most of the other distros do have vt.defaults=1 as the default. ​ --- //​[[wiki:​user:​bocke|Bojan Popovic]] 2012/11/19 09:32// >>>​ I don't think that's the case with Slack. I think the default is vt.default_utf8=0. Anyway, I know the most of the other distros do have vt.defaults=1 as the default. ​ --- //​[[wiki:​user:​bocke|Bojan Popovic]] 2012/11/19 09:32//
 +>>>>​ I've this information from kernel.org, they should know, but anyways it's not relevant here.  --- //​[[wiki:​user:​markush|Markus Hutmacher]] 2012/11/19 09:57//
 +>>>>>​ I believe you. I did browse through docs before. I even looked in the kernel source. But there could also be a .config option to override that. There'​s no logic in liloconif adding vt.default_utf8=1 when a user enables utf-8, if there'​s no reason for it. Anyway you will find the similar advice on Dugan Chen's unicode article on his blog. So I would think this is somehow overriden. Or it's not enabled by default. ​ --- //​[[wiki:​user:​bocke|Bojan Popovic]] 2012/11/19 10:07//
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 +I believe there is a small mistake / typo in this section where "​unicode-start"​ and "​unicode-stop"​ is documented. My Slackware installation (14.1) has "​unicode_start"​ (underscore rather than hyphen) and "​unicode_stop"​ as the installed commands. They work great - just as documented here.  --- //​[[wiki:​user:​bogzab|bogzab]] 2014/12/09 15:12//
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 ===== setxkbmap ===== ===== setxkbmap =====
  
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 >>>​ done  --- //​[[wiki:​user:​markush|Markus Hutmacher]] 2012/11/19 04:28// >>>​ done  --- //​[[wiki:​user:​markush|Markus Hutmacher]] 2012/11/19 04:28//
 >>>>​ Ok, now take one last look at the whole page. If you think it sounds ok, we can ask for comments on the mailing list. I would also ask for any contribution from anyone using Slackware in languages that require special input methods (we haven'​t covered those yet). On the other side, I think the European languages are covered pretty good. --- //​[[wiki:​user:​bocke|Bojan Popovic]] 2012/11/19 09:26// >>>>​ Ok, now take one last look at the whole page. If you think it sounds ok, we can ask for comments on the mailing list. I would also ask for any contribution from anyone using Slackware in languages that require special input methods (we haven'​t covered those yet). On the other side, I think the European languages are covered pretty good. --- //​[[wiki:​user:​bocke|Bojan Popovic]] 2012/11/19 09:26//
 +>>>>>​ Hi Bojan, I have already after my recent changes, written a mail to the site-admins and asked if they plan to divide the page (referring to Erics posting above). I think that languages with special input methods should be focused in the translation. I mean, when anyone translates this page to chinese or persion etc, then he should add what's necessary. And this page should be (as is yet) focus localization in a more generic manner. ​ --- //​[[wiki:​user:​markush|Markus Hutmacher]] 2012/11/19 09:41//
 +>>>>>>​ Great. Thank you. Considering alternative input methods, I guess the admins will have the last word on that. I'm ok with both options, but personally think a localization article should be international enough. That, of course doesn'​t mean including individual methods or tips, but rather the general input methods like [[http://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​Smart_Common_Input_Method|SCIM]]. --- //​[[wiki:​user:​bocke|Bojan Popovic]] 2012/11/19 10:14//
 +>>>>>>>​ Ah, I don't know SCIM ;) it should at least be mentioned with a link.  --- //​[[wiki:​user:​markush|Markus Hutmacher]] 2012/11/19 10:41//
 +>>>>>>>>​ Neither do I, but I'll try to test it and write something about it for sake of completeness. ​ --- //​[[wiki:​user:​bocke|Bojan Popovic]] 2012/12/01 03:46//

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