[duxhelp] Re: Default Templates

  • From: "Michael Surato" <suratomi@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <duxhelp@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 13 Apr 2006 13:53:59 -0400

My vote would be to have an override in the custom install for any automated 
action.

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> -----Original Message-----
> From: duxhelp-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx 
> [mailto:duxhelp-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Christian Coudert
> Sent: Thursday, April 13, 2006 1:45 PM
> To: duxhelp@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [duxhelp] Re: Default Templates
> 
> Peter:
> 
> OK for a template based on the locale.
> 
> The French template could be named "Francais 2006". We 
> thought of "Français unifié 2006" but accented letters are 
> not well tolerated by the software.
> Your suggestion for "Francais unifie 2006" is not very 
> satisfactory for users who work with synthzsizers ("unifie" 
> has a different meaning from "unifié").
> The best solution is probably "Francais 2006".
> 
> This template should be the default one for France and 
> Quebec. It cannot be the case for Belgium and Switzerland 
> where they use two languages.
> 
> Christian
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Peter Sullivan" <peter@xxxxxxxxxx>
> To: <duxhelp@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Thursday, April 13, 2006 7:18 PM
> Subject: [duxhelp] Default Templates
> 
> 
> Beta Testers,
> 
> We've heard from a number of sources that we should do a 
> better job choosing
> the default template at installation time.  We should make a 
> selection that
> is informed by the user's locale, rather than just assuming 
> that everybody
> will want to translate braille as we do here in North America.
> 
> This makes sense to me, so I'm prepared to do this for this 
> release.  (For
> the record, this improvement is currently filed with 
> reference number 1638.)
> 
> I think it best to do this based on the locale, and not the interface
> language in which Windows is running.  If you have a 
> different opinion,
> please let me know right away.
> 
> We are probably only able to support a unique choice on a 
> country-by-country
> basis.  In fact, we aren't necessarily able to do that.  The 
> simplest thing
> to do is to use the International Telephone Country Code.  The United
> States, Canada, and even some Carribean locations are all 
> considered to be
> the same location in this scheme.  Fortunately, the braille 
> rules in the US
> and Canada are the same, so one template should do well for 
> both countries.
> 
> So, please let me know, either by sending be a message directly or by
> responding to the group, what should be the default template 
> for users in
> your country?  And should that same template be used for 
> other nations as
> well?
> 
> - Peter
> 
> 
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