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Item5610: cfg{site}{Lang} is not used if set.

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Engine I18N.pm Normal No Action Required   n/a  

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if setting the default language for the site it is not interpreted by TWiki. A small patch below to fix this.

* I1.pm 2008-05-08 20:56:23.000000000 +0200
--- I2.pm 2008-05-08 21:00:34.000000000 +0200
*** 137,143 ****
my $this;
if ($initialised) {
$session->enterContext( 'i18n_enabled' );
! my $userLanguage = _normalize_language_tag($session->{prefs}->getPreferencesValue('LANGUAGE'));
if ($userLanguage) {
$this = TWiki::I18N->get_handle($userLanguage);
} else {
--- 137,143 ----
my $this;
if ($initialised) {
$session->enterContext( 'i18n_enabled' );
! my $userLanguage = _normalize_language_tag($session->{prefs}->getPreferencesValue('LANGUAGE')) | $TWiki::cfg{Site}{Lang};
if ($userLanguage) {
$this = TWiki::I18N->get_handle($userLanguage);
} else {

-- TWiki:Main/AdamHyde - 08 May 2008

Just * Set LANGUAGE = in Main.TWikiPreferences. Patch is not required, as discussed in IRC.

-- CrawfordCurrie - 08 May 2008

Also LANG was recently removed (by me) from the sources to reduce the localize settings from 4 to 2 (Locale and Charset) and this way simplify the settings both for the users and the developers.

-- TWiki:Main.KennethLavrsen - 11 May 2008

Summary cfg{site}{Lang} is not used if set.
ReportedBy TWiki:Main.AdamHyde
Codebase 4.2.0
SVN Range TWiki-5.0.0, Sun, 04 May 2008, build 16770
AppliesTo Engine
Component I18N.pm
Priority Normal
CurrentState No Action Required


TargetRelease n/a

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Topic revision: r3 - 2008-05-11 - KennethLavrsen
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