Replacing Firefox with Google Chrome

Marcos marcoscostales at
Thu Jan 14 15:45:54 UTC 2010

You have more information here about my petitions for localizate to my
language (asturian language):
and here:

And do not seem very interested in the location of application (at
least for now), except for widespread languages :(
Best regards.

On Thu, Jan 14, 2010 at 4:38 PM, Jim Campbell <jwcampbell at> wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 14, 2010 at 9:21 AM, Jim Campbell <jwcampbell at> wrote:
>> Hi Marcos,
>> On Thu, Jan 14, 2010 at 2:18 AM, Marcos <marcoscostales at> wrote:
>>> Hi!
>>> I vote for Chromium, not Chrome.
>>> But Chromium and Chrome has a important problem: I can't localize to
>>> my language.
>>> Only the languages that they choose, can enter in Chromium/Chrome.
>>> You can read more here:
>>> Marked as "Won't fix" :( I think is contrary to the free software.
>>> Chromium/Chrome isn't integrated with the system, with "special"
>>> menus, they not use the Guide of Usability :(
>>> Best regards.
>> I could deal with the UI issues, but the i10n and i18n issues do not make
>> me happy.  One of the key strengths of free and open source projects is the
>> ability to translate the software into a person's native language.  For the
>> Chromium team to mark that bug as "won't fix," doesn't seem right.
>> If they wanted to mark it as "wishlist," I could understand.  I mean, if
>> it takes a lot of effort to set up a translation infrastructure . . . maybe
>> they don't have the time to get to that right now.
>> If the software can't be localized, then I wouldn't see much point in
>> including it in Xubuntu.  If someone knows of a way around this on the
>> Ubuntu side that I'm not aware of, please feel free to mention it.
>> Otherwise, I would be willing to forgo any further discussion of using
>> Chromium in Xubuntu for now.
>> Jim
> To err on the side of caution, I am investigating further. :)
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