Install experience for language packs, language switch?
axel at mozilla.com
Tue Nov 5 14:40:46 UTC 2013
Hi Blair et al,
we're thinking about streamlining the user experience around language
packs, and one of the bigger caveats right now is the install experience.
I'd like to offer UI to switch to the newly installed localization.
Preferably in the "you've installed X" popup.
What do folks think?
The switch would, if chosen, open a new window for each existing one,
and reparent all tabs, optimally, so that the windows pick up the locale
change. At least that's what would make sense for Firefox. No idea if
that applies to metro, thunderbird, webapps.
Blair, is there a hook in the addons manager that we could tie into for
this? I tried to find one, but failed.
I'd only do this if someone installs a single language pack, to avoid
having a race when someone boots up with a dozen system installed
langpacks on linux.
This is separate from adding a UI to the languages pane in the addons
manager in my book, which is
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