I18N/AddingLanguageSupport

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Adding Language Support:

Let's say we want to add support for a new language (with locale ab_CD) in Fedora. The following documents the steps and requirements needed for adding language support in Fedora from i18n point of view:

  • the locale ab_CD should be defined in glibc
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  • Rendering Engine support for Unicode code-points of ab_CD (pango, qt)
  • an Input Method Engine or keyboard map (eg m17n-db) that allows keyboard input of the language
  • a language support group should be added to comps for the language
  • the language should be included in the GDM language list (actually this should now be automatic for recent gdm?)
  • the language should be added to system-config-language