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Yes, home is localizeable
Authored by: Jon on Sep 26, '02 01:12:14PM
I have nothing to say about Bluehz comment when it comes to english-speaking users.
But as a non-english user (Swedish) I discovered this when I had realized that my home folder still had english names on it's enclosed folders - while a 100 % clean installation would have made them show up with Sedish names (or whatever language I would have choosen as the first one).
Now the point with this feature is that the computer "itself" (the system, installers etc.) will still read the "real" original names. The localized names is displayed for the human user only (that is, if a non-english language is choosen as the first one or the english language file is hacked).
I really appreciate that the everyday workspace (not the deep levels) in the Finder now is fully internationalized. Prior to Jaguar, my Finder was a mess of English and Swedish names. Not only that every application and preinstalled folder was in English (now also applications are localized when appropriate), but folders could have an English name in the Finder fileviews and at the same time localized names in the toolbar. That was confusing and quite uncomfortable.


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