Bug#253440: gok: Ignores the user's language preferences

Lionel Elie Mamane lionel at mamane.lu
Thu Jun 8 08:50:45 UTC 2006

On Thu, Jun 08, 2006 at 10:00:14AM +0200, Loïc Minier wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 09, 2004, Lionel Elie Mamane wrote:
>> But gok still displays in French to me. It should use English.

>  As you followed yourself, the upstream developers for gok closed
>  the report at <http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=169174>
>  explaining that it was a conscious decision to use LANG as the key
>  to select french labels on the gok keyboard.

I read what upstream says as a technical limitation of the current
implementation, and that choice as the least bad choice that can be
made under the constraint of the limitations of the implementation.

>  Since the discussion seems finished, I'm closing the Debian counterpart
>  of this bug.

So an "upstream, wontfix" tag looks more appropriate to me. But I will
not insist on it (nor override your closing).


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