[Ardour-Users] Start w/o mixer panel

Paul Davis paul at linuxaudiosystems.com
Mon Aug 4 12:39:01 PDT 2014

On Mon, Aug 4, 2014 at 3:30 PM, jonetsu at teksavvy.com <jonetsu at teksavvy.com>

> On Mon, 04 Aug 2014 07:41:48 +0200,
> Ralf Mardorf <ralf.mardorf at alice-dsl.net> wrote :
> > Learning rudimentary English for software usage is easier, than to use
> > several applications in another language, than the default language,
> > wich usually is English.
> This is a (adj of choice) over-simplification.  For instance, I never
> chose to have Ardour in French (although I like it).  It is the
> operating system that's set up for French.  Software packages detect
> that and react accordingly.  And favorably I must say.
> I don't know about Windows these days but there was a time where one
> would have to buy a specific language version.  Not so with Linux.
> Never has been.  That's one aspect of freedom of choice.
> Now, that characters, as Robin mentioned, are not handled properly by
> software is another matter and should be fixed.  Either allow so-called
> 'extended' characters and handle them, or do not allow them at all.
> Nowadays this is I think mostly taken care of in libraries used.
> I mentioned the use of Ardour in French as a joke for the sourc eof the
> problem, but I hope this is not the case.  I guess I could test it by
> setting the proper environment variables.
> I'm not using French characters in track names or any other input
> field.

I am 99% certain that the problems with "special" characters is limited to
the OS X version of Ardour 3.
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