[libvoikko] Follow up on BCP 47; make check

Sjur Moshagen sjurnm at mac.com
Mon Apr 19 18:14:38 EEST 2010

Den 19. apr. 2010 kl. 17.50 skrev Harri Pitkänen:

>> These are the five choices the users have, although the actuall spellers
>> are only two: North Sámi (se) and Lule Sámi (smj). To me it looks like
>> your decision might make it problematic to support the Sámi spellers in MS
>> Office on Windows. Or am I wrong?
> It will always be possible to call voikko_list_dicts to get full information 
> about all available dictionaries. So the problem would not be anything that 
> could not be solved with an extra for loop in the code outside libvoikko.
> The problem is that user might have installed dictionaries such as "sv-SE" and 
> "sv-FI" and some applications might not know how to present these two to the 
> user. The application might show two identical entries for "Swedish" or just 
> pick one at random. voikkoListSupportedLanguages was designed to help such 
> simple applications by listing just the language and relying on local 
> configuration for picking the correct regional variant.

Ok, thanks for the clarification.


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