[Debconf-devel] Bug#628595: /usr/sbin/dpkg-reconfigure: Swedish translation shown instead of Norwegian.

Christian PERRIER bubulle at debian.org
Tue May 31 05:43:38 UTC 2011

Quoting Lene Noteng (lene at noteng.dyndns.org):
> On Mon, May 30, 2011 at 06:16:30PM +0200, Christian PERRIER wrote:
> > To what is your LANGUAGE variable set?
> > 
> > If it has something like
> > "nb_NO.UTF-8;nb_NO:nb:no_NO:no:nn_NO:nn:da:sv:en", this is indeed
> > expected when something is not translated to Norwegian (neither Bokmål
> > nor Nynorsk) but has a Swedish translation.
> Ok, you're correct about the LANGUAGE variable, but looking at the debconf 
> source package and debconf-i18n binary packages, both Norwegian Nynorsk 
> and Norwegian Bokmål should be supported..

At least, the nb translation has one fuzzy string (the help message
for dpkg-reconfigure) and nn has 3 fuzzy and 1 untranslated (the
dpkg-reconfigure help message).Danish and Swedish are (currently in
git) complete.

> > Norwegian is indeed one of the very few languages for which
> > alternative languages are still set by Debian Installer (namely Danish
> > and Swedish as you can see above). IIRC, we kept this on suggestion
> > from the Norwegian translators.
> I agree that this is a good idea, but in this case it looks like the application
> is translated to Norwegian.

s/is/is partly

That's probably the problem...

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