New Win32 VM [m17n testers needed]

Bert Freudenberg bert at
Tue Jun 5 08:25:39 UTC 2007

On Jun 5, 2007, at 7:02 , Martin v. Löwis wrote:

> a) why do I have to configure my image myself to set the language?
>    (couldn't Squeak find out on its own what language was configured
>    in the host system?), and

See below.

> b) as I need to select the fonts to render the text *anyway* (through
>    the appearance... menu), what is the purpose of the language
>    environment then?

See below.

>>    the current Squeak implementation is not there yet

There you have it.

The m17n framework was put in place in 3.8, and it works, in  
principle, but with lots of manual intervention. It has not seen much  
attention since, so now that people seem more interested in the  
remaining issues it's a nice time as ever to start fixing them.

- Bert -

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