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Linux DevCenter: Where Open Source Developers Shine

Mar 06, 2007, 02:30 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Caitlyn Martin)

"In January I reviewed Vector Linux 5.8. While the review was mainly positive I did complain about what I saw as some faults in the distribution. The response from the developers of Vector Linux was almost immediate, both in the Vector Linux forum and in the comments under my reviews, and was incredibly positive. In the weeks since then a surprising number of changes and improvements have already been made, particularly in the area of internationalization and localization. A suggestion I made in the VL forum regarding compiling and building packages to insure that localization files (translations into various languages) are included was taken to heart by the developers. The result is that when an updated Xfce package was built after version 4.4.0 was released it included the additional language support. So... if your native language is Danish or Hebrew or any other language for which translations exist in Xfce you'll find, for example, suitable menus for your desktop..."

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