Solaris 8 (SPARC Platform Edition) Online Release Notes Update

Localization Bugs

Some Error Messages and Dialogs Are Not Localized and Display Only in English (4283839)

French, Italian, German, Spanish, and Swedish locales have some unlocalized dialogs, a few unlocalized dialogs in help files, and help files not found during an installation.

Installation Of European Software (4299758)

If you install a European locale, additional software for windowing, installation, 64-bit support, and fonts are installed on your system. The impact of this bug is negligible because only minimal additional space is needed to support this extra software.

Swedish Locale: Unlocalized Dialogs Are Displayed During Installation (4300655)

The Solaris interactive install dialog has not been localized except for the title. The section that has not been localized begins with:

You'll be using the initial option .....

French and Italian Install Wizards May Display {0} Instead of the CD Title (4302549)

{0} is occasionally displayed in French and Italian where a CD title should appear.

Motif suninstall Fails in de_AT.ISO8859-15 and fr_BE.ISO8859-15 Locales (4305420)

Installing the operating environment by using the two languages specified causes parts of the installation process to be displayed in English. In addition, not all localization packages are installed. The following message is displayed:

XView warning: "de" kann nicht als Sprachumgebungs-Kategorie 
Ausgabesprache (gesetzt über Umgebungsvariable(n)) verwendet 
werden, wenn Standardspracheauf"de_AT.ISO8859-15" gesetzt ist 
(Server Package)
XView warning: Requested input method style not supported. 
(Server package)

Workaround: Install the Solaris operating environment using the German or French ISO8859-1 locales.

German Locale: Add and Cancel Buttons in the Proxy Kiosk Screen are Labeled as Undefined (4306260)

The German Web Start Kiosk proxy information dialog has the OK and Cancel buttons labeled as Undefined. The button on the left should be OK and the button on the right should be Cancel.