[duxhelp] Re: Default Templates

  • From: "Oleg Shevkun" <oleg@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <duxhelp@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 13 Apr 2006 21:59:13 +0400

Michael,

I second your request. Whatever is automatically set, there should also be 
an option to override this.

Oleg

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Michael Surato" <suratomi@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <duxhelp@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Thursday, April 13, 2006 9:53 PM
Subject: [duxhelp] Re: Default Templates


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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