[Slackbuilds-users] LibreOffice, LOLANGS and dictionaries

Andrzej Telszewski atelszewski at gmail.com
Thu Nov 24 14:45:08 UTC 2016

On 08/11/16 03:52, Willy Sudiarto Raharjo wrote:
>> I would like to ask what LOLANGS is about in LibreOffice.SlackBuild?
>> Is it only about user interface language?
>> Or does it influence for example date/time format, currency, etc?
> I think it's already mentioned on the README
> support additional languages by overriding the LOLANGS variable, whose
> default setting is LOLANGS="de es fr id it ja nl vi zh-CN". Note that
> en-US is always added to whatever LOLANGS is set. Thus building with,
> for example,
> LOLOANGS="de" sh LibreOffice
> would build LibreOffice with support for german and US english languages.

Yep, but it wasn't clear to me ;-)

Now I know that it is about user interface only.
I actually built with en-US and all the currency/etc. stuff works as 
expected with other languages, so that's what I wanted.

>> SlackBuild correction:
>> Not having pl in LOLANGS="de es fr id it ja nl vi zh-CN"
>> is programming error :-^
> I believe that's one good thing about open source. It evolves from time
> to time and adding more languages is one of them. However, maintainers
> may not notice every possible development done by upstream. That's why
> we love it when people report and make things better :)

That was meant to be a joke, me being pl native speaker ;-)
I phrased it "programming error" for the purpose of play ;-)

Thanks for clarification.

Best regards,
Andrzej Telszewski

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