[RFC] New category proposal, i18n

Chris Rees utisoft at googlemail.com
Tue Jun 23 08:36:26 UTC 2009

2009/6/23 Doug Barton <dougb at freebsd.org>:
> Thomas Abthorpe wrote:
>> To have localization, you need internationalization, so from this, I stand by
>> my original proposal of i18n.
> I have no objection to your reasoning, but continue to object to the
> specific string. If you're going to go down this road then
> "internationalization" would be the better choice.
> Doug

I would agree with Doug. We're in the days of tab-completion, and
typing 'in<TAB>' will suffice to get there. I for one *hate* numbers
in paths; it takes one's hand off the letters. Also, I had to look up
i18n to find out what it was... Categories should be immediately

Also, the French have to use Shift to type numbers; it's even more of
a pain for them!


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