Ubuntu localization issues aren't fixed for ages

Ihar Hrachyshka ihar.hrachyshka at gmail.com
Sun Apr 12 06:55:59 UTC 2009

Year passed already - with no results. What's the matter with Ubuntu?

On Tue, Mar 4, 2008 at 1:30 AM, Ihar Hrachyshka
<ihar.hrachyshka at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello Ubunters!
> I'm Ihar Hrachyshka, Belarusian Latin i18n team coordinator (GNOME,
> GNU tools etc.) We've made a great l10n effort on GNOME, and now our
> language has 72% of translated messages as of today. And the pitty
> thing is that the main GNOME/Linux distribution (Ubuntu it's called)
> ignores the existance of the translations.
> For now, we don't have our language in Language Selector tool (bug
> #146681), no locale files (bug #157654), obsolete locale for another
> "@alternative" flavor of Belarusian language (bug #119122) and, of
> course, no Belarusian Latin support for Launchpad (bug #29800). If
> some of these bugs would be fixed that would be great.
> Doesn't Ubuntu state on its disc boxes that it "includes the very best
> translations... that the free software community has to offer"?
> Please, just show us that's true :)
> Thanks for help.
> ----------------------
> Free feel to contact with me through this email,
> Best regards,
> Ihar Hrachyshka aka booxter.

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