Am 27-Dec-18 um 06:59 schrieb jonathon:
... The challenge is to design the language-selection UI that can
select language, country, writing system, that remains as simple to
use with 300 listings, as it does with 4,000,000 listings.
Some tickets from BZ: "Always list last three used languages" , "UI
Language list not sorted" , "Move Default language entry to the top
of language and user interface list" , "Make 'Default: <Name>' entry
in language settings lists not sorted, possibly separated from other
items" . There are likely many more.
We are proud of supporting as many languages as possible, also the less
frequently spoken, and should not favor one over the others for some
arbitrary reason (number of users, number of speakers, most complete
So my take is to provide autocomplete features with the dropdown (AFAIK
it's called ComboBox then). Right now you click on the expander and have
to scroll through the huge list. That would change into you enter the
search term like "Deut" (...sch) in my case and the list expands when
the number of items is reasonable small (let's say <20). Then you click
on the actual item. This behavior is well-known and easy to discover.
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