[Mailman-Users] i18n: admin/mod environment vs. user environment

Mark Sapiro mark at msapiro.net
Thu May 28 19:28:21 CEST 2009

Alvaro Uría wrote:
>Today, I've run across a curious issue with Mailman and its i18n.
>The story goes like this:
>1) We have a list where you can choose between 3 languages: A, B and C
>2) The list is configured to use language A as default, and has a
>max_message_size = 10kB
>3) One subscriber uses language B and sends a message bigger than 10kB,
>so it gets held (and gets a notice translated to language B)
>4) Moderator gets a notice in language A (the default of the list, as I
>said), but the reason is translated into language B (user's default).
>This reason is also in language B in the Web interface (admindb).
>Is that how it should work? Shouldn't be all the information (including
>the reason) for the moderator in the default language of the list (in
>this case, in language A)?

Yes. This appears to be a bug. The code looks like it's trying to do
the right thing, but it fails. I'll see if I can fix it.

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