[Launchpad-users] Chromium browser now translatable in Launchpad

lafeber-dumoleyn2 lafeber-dumoleyn2 at zonnet.nl
Mon Dec 13 08:38:13 GMT 2010

I think people should be free to choose which browser they want to use. 
Our task is to translate Chromium, not to decide which browser will be 
the default.

Op 12-12-10 23:57, Valter Mura schreef:
> In data sabato 11 dicembre 2010 16:18:16, Khaled Hosny ha scritto:
>>> And by the way, as someone has already asked me already, this is not
>>> part of any plans to make Chromium the default browser for Ubuntu. While
>>> being community-translatable will certainly help as a plus point if this
>>> is discussed in the future, it is unrelated to the more general decision
>>> on the default desktop browser.
>> Sorry if I offended any one, my comment was about making chromium the
>> default browser, not directed to any ones comment, sorry again. I'm not
>> a native English speaker either, so I didn't realise how strong the
>> words I used.
>> My concern is that chromium on Linux, unlike on Windows, has serious RTL
>> and complex text layout issues, all have been reported for months now,
>> and not yet fixed, so replacing a browser with excellent language
>> support with a broken one is a step backwards and whoever is taking that
>> decision should consider that.
> And I seriously hope, as per David's words, that FF will never be replaced by
> Chromium...

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