[PD] choosing your language at launch WAS: Japanese Pure Data book is out now.

Hans-Christoph Steiner hans at at.or.at
Fri Feb 24 23:31:54 CET 2012

On 02/24/2012 05:11 PM, Mathieu Bouchard wrote:
> Le 2012-02-24 à 16:56:00, Hans-Christoph Steiner a écrit :
>> For the geeks, you can select the language easily when launching Pd
>> from the terminal.  This is what I do for testing the language support:
>> $ export LANG=en
>> $ /usr/bin/pd-extended
> Just setting the 2-letter language code is usually wrong, because most
> people want to also have the country code and encoding as well. For
> example :
> export LANG=fr_CA.utf8
> selects French, Canada and Unicode UTF-8 all at once.
In Pd's case, its mostly right, but specifying the full code shouldn't
hurt.  You can see the locales available in po/, there is no fr_CA
localization, only fr.  There is pt_br and pt_pt.


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