Detecting the native locale
walter at laptop.org
Sat Mar 8 15:36:55 EST 2008
Not sure what you mean. Speak lets you choose a voice model and
sugar-control-panel lets you set locale. The idea was to have the default
model set by default to the current locale, but not eliminate the other
On Sat, Mar 8, 2008 at 2:50 PM, Ixo X oxI <ixo at myna.ws> wrote:
> Although.. :) I would be really neat if this was settable as a user
> option, inside speak too.
> Example, In locale of US or UK, tune to speak with French accent or vice
> versa . :)
> Or in non-english locales, tune to english to learn english speaking ?
> 2008/3/8 Joshua Minor <j at lux.vu>:
> Great. This seems to be working. I've updated Speak to v5.
> > -josh
> > On Mar 8, 2008, at 8:47 AM, Walter Bender wrote:
> > $LANG should do the trick. If you want to experiment, try using
> > sugar-control-panel to set the language.
> > -walter
> > On Sat, Mar 8, 2008 at 10:42 AM, Joshua Minor <j at lux.vu> wrote:
> > > I'm trying to make Speak pick its default accent based on the native
> > > language of the laptop (per Walter's request
> > > http://dev.laptop.org/ticket/6656
> > > ) This is a bit different from normal localization - although I
> > > need to do that also - because it is not just replacing strings. My
> > > guess is that I can just look at the environment variable $LANG and
> > > pick an accent with a similar ISO 639 language code.
> > >
> > > Can anyone confirm that using $LANG is appropriate for this?
> > >
> > > Also, aside from just setting $LANG to something else, how can I test
> > > that this actually works?
> > >
> > > -josh
> > >
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