[Webcom] Re: [OSGeo] #166: Use of flags for languages in Drupal Portal

Dave Patton davep at confluence.org
Wed Nov 7 20:35:28 EST 2007

OSGeo wrote:
> #166: Use of flags for languages in Drupal Portal
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>   Reporter:  warmerdam  |       Owner:  webcom at lists.osgeo.org
>       Type:  task       |      Status:  new                   
>   Priority:  normal     |   Component:  WebSite               
> Resolution:             |    Keywords:                        
> ------------------------+---------------------------------------------------
> Comment (by tmitchell):
>  I lean more toward the "pro" side of that w3c discussion note.  If we take
>  away the flags, then language choice through an icon instantly
>  'disappears' and, I argue, is made harder to find.

You can always have a 'change language' page, that doesn't
include "those offensive flags", and have it linked from
every (translated) page via an icon such as a group of flags.

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