[Mailman-Users] Language preferences

Mark Sapiro mark at msapiro.net
Sun Apr 17 11:43:45 EDT 2016

On 04/17/2016 04:24 AM, Christian F Buser via Mailman-Users wrote:
> (1) The 3 lists are set in language preferences to "German" as preferred language. In the language selection below, only "German" and "English (USA)" are marked as available for the list.  It is obviously not possible to de-select "English (USA)" in the "available languages" for the list completely - or did I miss something?  The list's subscribers are all of German language. 

The language which is always available is that set as
DEFAULT_SERVER_LANGUAGE in Defaults.py/mm_cfg.py. If you set


in mm_cfg.py, you can remove "English (USA)" from the list's

> (2) The administration interface has also switched to German after I set German as the preferred language. Since some translations of the settings are not too clear in German, and some settings even are not translated at all, I like to have the whole interface in English - but of course leave the preferred language unchanged. 

The admin interface will always be in the list's preferred_language.

The German translation in current Mailman (2.1.21 and the head of the
branch at <https://code.launchpad.net/~mailman-coders/mailman/2.1>) is
complete. There should be no untranslated strings.

If you can improve the translation, your help will be appreciated. See
<https://wiki.list.org/DEV/Internationalization> and pages linked from
there for info.

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