[Suggestion] Can Freeldr be localized?

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[Suggestion] Can Freeldr be localized?

Post by f22_storm » Mon May 23, 2005 3:19 am

> Currently, Freeldr is woking in the video mode of 80*25, text mode.

A certain version of Grub 0.95 has Simplified Chinese support, and we aslo know the next

generation of Grub ( V2.0 ) has been re-designed and having 1stly

Japanese supported. And the Windows' NTLDR also has fully Localization

support. So, will Freeldr is going to be supporting non-English Character?



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Re: [Suggestion] Can Freeldr be localized?

Post by Delfi » Mon May 23, 2005 8:05 am

f22_storm wrote:And the Windows' NTLDR also has fully Localization support


is this a joke? where did you read that?

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Post by f22_storm » Mon May 23, 2005 9:46 am

- No, it is true. I'm using Windows XP Simplified Chinese Version With SP2.

And the Boot menu can display Chinese Characters - video mode is

640 x 480 x 16 colors( INT 10h Mode 12h). SO, I think, Other Version of

Windows NT may have the same functions, too.


- Since Freeldr is some kind of NT's loader ( Although I cannot use it to

boot my installed Win.XP system ), how about apply this function in the

future release?



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Post by roytam » Mon May 23, 2005 6:33 pm

f22_storm wrote:- No, it is true. I'm using Windows XP Simplified Chinese Version With SP2.

And the Boot menu can display Chinese Characters - video mode is

640 x 480 x 16 colors( INT 10h Mode 12h). SO, I think, Other Version of

Windows NT may have the same functions, too.
I can confirm this.
NT4 has such feature and it includes in Chinese Traditional/Simplified, Japanese, and Korean version of NTLDR.
And I believed that all versions of NTLDR are localized.

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Re: [Suggestion] Can Freeldr be localized?

Post by roytam » Mon May 23, 2005 6:35 pm

f22_storm wrote:> Currently, Freeldr is woking in the video mode of 80*25, text mode.

A certain version of Grub 0.95 has Simplified Chinese support, and we aslo know the next

generation of Grub ( V2.0 ) has been re-designed and having 1stly

Japanese supported. And the Windows' NTLDR also has fully Localization

support. So, will Freeldr is going to be supporting non-English Character?



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Post by f22_storm » Tue May 24, 2005 4:08 am

Yes, I know. But that is Grub, not Freeldr. :D

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