public inbox for
 help / color / mirror / Atom feed
From: Florian Weimer <>
To: Gunnar Hjalmarsson <>
Cc: Halena Kawal <>,
Subject: Re: linux mint
Date: Mon, 20 Jul 2020 09:35:38 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <> (Gunnar Hjalmarsson's message of "Sat, 18 Jul 2020 20:42:04 +0200")

* Gunnar Hjalmarsson:

> On 2020-07-15 22:34, Halena Kawal via Libc-locales wrote:
>> My job is to translate the interface of the system from English to
>> Belarussian (taraskievitsa).
>> Nowadays, "Linux Mint" has "be" and "be-latin" locales, but I do not
>> use any of these variations.
>> Please, could You add new locale "be-tarask" to the list of
>> available languages?
> Asking the same question as I did when this request was made at Ubuntu:
> I can't help wondering about the reason why you would need it. There
> are already translations of Linux software into Belarusian, and the
> be_BY.UTF-8 locale is present.
> Are you thinking of establishing a second Belarusian translation
> variant of Linux software using the Taraškievica orthography? If so,
> have you considered which huge undertaking that would be? Are there
> enough Belarusian (Taraškievica) translators available for such a
> project?
> Not saying it can't be done; just advising you to think twice.

Note that there have been previous discussions on this topic:


I don't think anything has changed since then.


      reply	other threads:[~2020-07-20  7:35 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 3+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-07-15 20:34 Halena Kawal
2020-07-18 18:42 ` Gunnar Hjalmarsson
2020-07-20  7:35   ` Florian Weimer [this message]

Reply instructions:

You may reply publicly to this message via plain-text email
using any one of the following methods:

* Save the following mbox file, import it into your mail client,
  and reply-to-all from there: mbox

  Avoid top-posting and favor interleaved quoting:

* Reply using the --to, --cc, and --in-reply-to
  switches of git-send-email(1):

  git send-email \ \ \ \ \ \

* If your mail client supports setting the In-Reply-To header
  via mailto: links, try the mailto: link
Be sure your reply has a Subject: header at the top and a blank line before the message body.
This is a public inbox, see mirroring instructions
for how to clone and mirror all data and code used for this inbox;
as well as URLs for read-only IMAP folder(s) and NNTP newsgroup(s).