> asmpgmr wrote:
> > Actually it *is* a SeaMonkey issue. This is caused by the file locale/
> > en-US/global/fontpackage.properties within en-US.jar which contains
> > the following lines:
> > # LOCALIZATION NOTE : (handled_languages): DONT_TRANSLATE
> > handled_languages=ja, ko, zh-tw, zh-cn
> > name_ja=Japanese Text Display
> > name_ko=Korean Text Display
> > name_zh-tw=Traditional Chinese Text Display
> > name_zh-cn=Simplified Chinese Text Display
> > # LOCALIZATION NOTE : (size_ja), MB is megabytes
> > size_ja=5.3 MB
> > # LOCALIZATION NOTE : (size_ko), MB is megabytes
> > size_ko=2.1 MB
> > # LOCALIZATION NOTE : (size_zh-tw), MB is megabytes
> > size_zh-tw=3.9 MB
> > # LOCALIZATION NOTE : (size_zh-cn), MB is megabytes
> > size_zh-cn=4.4 MB
> > cancelButtonNoDownload=OK
> > windowTitleNoDownload=Install Font
> > If you extract this file from en-US.jar (it is just a .zip file) and
> > blank out the handled_languages line and then re-add it to en-US.jar
> > then the problem will go away. Note this issue does not occur with
> > SeaMonkey 2.0a as the font manager is different.
> > Frankly I don't understand why this was ever done in the first place.
> > Anyone who can read these languages will already have the appropriate
> > fonts on their system and anyone who can't won't so this is basically
> > an unnecessary nuisance.
> Thank you asmpgmr.
> That took care of the nuisance.
One caveat, if you update to a later version of SeaMonkey 1.1.x then
you have to reapply the fix since en-US.jar will be overwritten.
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