[Koha] English (Great Britain)

Elaine Bradtke eb at efdss.org
Tue Feb 1 03:45:08 NZDT 2011

Thanks!  I looked around but did not see that particular page.

On Mon, Jan 31, 2011 at 2:21 PM, Jonathan Field
<jonathan.field at ptfs-europe.com> wrote:
> Hi Elaine,
> There is a British English translation available (en-GB) and maintained
> on http://translate.koha-community.org/.
> You can follow the instructions on the Wiki to download and install it.
> http://wiki.koha-community.org/wiki/Installation_of_additional_languages_for_OPAC_and_INTRANET_staff_client
> Jonathan
> On 31/01/2011 14:14, Elaine Bradtke wrote:
>> I know, this is a minor problem in the scheme of things but. . .
>> One of the first comments we got after the launch of our new catalogue
>> was from a colleague at the British Library.
>> He politely pointed out that we are the *English* Folk Dance and Song
>> Society, and really should be using British spellings.
>> The "Library Catalog" is a glaring example of a non-British spelling
>> right on the front page.  My IT wizard said he could change that to
>> 'catalogue', but the next time we apply an update it would revert to
>> the original. Also the title of the web  page displays as catalog,
>> even though our url is catalogue.efdss.org!
>> Does anyone know if the English (New Zealand) language package uses
>> catalogue?  When I looked at http://www.library.org.nz/ they use
>> catalog.
>> Are there other Koha users in Britain who would like to see British
>> English in Koha?  I'd be willing to work on a 'translation' for
>> British English, though I'd like some input from a native.  As you
>> might guess from my surname, I'm not originally from these parts.
> --
> Jonathan Field
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> Content Management and Library Solutions
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Elaine Bradtke
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