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Bug 155838 - Lack of fr-CA translation in firefox
Summary: Lack of fr-CA translation in firefox
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
Classification: Red Hat
Component: firefox
Version: 4.0
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
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Assignee: Christopher Aillon
QA Contact:
Depends On:
Blocks: FC4Update
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2005-04-24 14:37 UTC by Patrice Guay
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:07 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Doc Type: Enhancement
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Last Closed: 2006-07-21 16:28:17 UTC
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Description Patrice Guay 2005-04-24 14:37:38 UTC
From Bugzilla Helper:
User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.7.7) Gecko/20050421 Red Hat/1.0.3-1.4.1.TL1 Firefox/1.0.3

Description of problem:
The firefox version shipped by Red Hat does not support internationalization, especially the French language. However, the Firefox project support multiple languages (English, French, Spanish, etc).

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Launch firefox


Actual Results:  Firefox interface is in English.

Expected Results:  Firefox interface should be displayed in my prefered language (French in my case).

Additional info:

Comment 2 Leon Ho 2005-05-17 01:21:04 UTC
We do include french translation in RHEL4's firefox package:

What locale are you running as (you can find it out by 'locale command')

Comment 3 Patrice Guay 2005-05-17 01:38:37 UTC
I'm using the french canadian locale (LANG=fr_CA.UTF-8).

Comment 4 Patrice Guay 2005-05-24 21:29:06 UTC
I've found an easy workaround:
# cd /usr/lib/firefox-<version>
# ln -s chrome/fr-FR.jar chrome/fr-CA.jar

Hence, it may be a good idea to add such links in order
to support different locales sharing the same language.

Comment 5 Leon Ho 2005-05-26 01:00:14 UTC
However this create some problems as not all translated phrases are equal on
different regions. 

Comment 6 Lawrence Lim 2005-05-26 03:36:25 UTC
Just want to add a note that Bug 137134 has been progressing very well in
regards to adding LANG pack to firefox. 

Comment 7 Warren Togami 2005-05-28 08:17:04 UTC
This will not be fixed by FC4.

Comment 12 RHEL Product and Program Management 2006-07-21 16:28:17 UTC
Development Management has reviewed and declined this request.  You may appeal this decision by reopening this request.

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