[tex-live] Package documentation

Zdenek Wagner zdenek.wagner at gmail.com
Fri Mar 28 01:38:04 CET 2008

2008/3/28, Manuel Pégourié-Gonnard <mpg at elzevir.fr>:
> Zdenek Wagner a écrit :
> >>  2. When a package has documentation in many languages (eg, live.pdg,
>  >>  scrguide.pdf/scrguien.pdf), an additional level of refinement could be to find
>  >>  all languages and automatically display the one in the user preferred
>  >>  language. (I noticed the TeX Catalogue pages often link to documentation in
>  >>  all available languages.)
>  >>
> > I understand. Selecting a proper language may also be a problem. For
>  > instance, I do not like Czech GUI, so my system locale is English but
>  > live.pdf is also available in the mixture of Czech and Slovak which
>  > may be preferable for me
>  >
> Hmm, one could imagine a configuration file (or environment variable, or a
>  entry in an existing TeX-related configuration file) where the user can
>  specify an ordered list of preferred languages, defaulting to the system

Yes, that's a good idea, just as you configure the list of languages
in a web browser.

>  locale (or a default list) if empty (I don't know how the notion of system
>  locale is implemented in Windows systems...). I guess the hard part would
>  rather be to get the database with correct entries for the languages...
>  Manuel.

Zdeněk Wagner

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