[Mailman-i18n] Question regarding language selection.

Barry Warsaw barry at python.org
Fri Aug 21 03:12:53 CEST 2009

On Aug 20, 2009, at 8:50 PM, Mark Sapiro wrote:

> This may be the desirable behavior, but an alternative is to use the
> user's current preferred language for this. Which is better depends on
> whether the user's current preferred language is intentional or
> accidental which is difficult to know, but if the user's language
> choice is accidental, it is likely to be the same as the list's
> language anyway, so it seems that setting the language for the options
> page or unsubscribe confirmation to the user's preferred language in
> the case where the language of the options login page is the list's
> language might be a good compromise.

What about comparing it against the browser's advertised preferred  
languages and falling back to that (or maybe preferring that when no  
language was selected)?


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