[syslinux] RFD: Internationalizing the menu system

H. Peter Anvin hpa at zytor.com
Mon Jan 21 23:59:28 PST 2008

Lindgren Daniel wrote:
>> I know quite a few people have interest in internationalizing 
>> the menu system.
>> - First, how interesting is this to the user community?
> Well, being swedish, extended characters in the menu system would
> certainly be welcome. I don't know much about how the simple menu system
> works, perhaps a selectable character set is all that's required,
> ISO-8859-1 (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ISO_8859-1) would do it for me.

You already have that (see the "font" configuration command.)

Not to mention the default character set (cp437) includes all the 
Swedish characters.

I'm more concerned at the moment with character sets that don't work too 
well with a 256-character monospaced font.


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