[mythtv] MythUI porting

Stuart Auchterlonie stuarta at squashedfrog.net
Tue Aug 19 12:20:41 UTC 2008

Stuart Morgan wrote:
> On Tuesday 19 August 2008 12:03:42 Graham Mitchell wrote:
>>> Stuart Morgan wrote:
>>> The Welsh flag would be used for Welsh, the Irish Flag for Irish Gaelic,
>>> Scottish Flag for Scottish Gaelic and Cornish flag ... well you get the
>>> point.
>> Actually, you'll find that most people in Scotland do not speak Gaelic (I
>> am one of the many that does not). And as far as I am aware, the official
>> language of Scotland is still English. I still have a British passport, and
>> not a Scottish one. I still have a British drivers license, and not a
>> Scottish one (I don't even have one of those noncy EU ones). We have a
>> British Olympic team, and not a Scottish one.
> I included a footnote in the email about how I seriously doubted that anyone 
> would create a Scottish Gaelic translation, but then decided it wasn't 
> needed - apparently I was wrong ;)
> The number of people speaking Cornish is even smaller.
> This isn't about what countries use the English language, it's a visual 
> representation of the languages origin - Language selection vs Country 
> selection. Canadians, Australians, New Zealanders and at least a dozen other 
> countries, some who are not even in the Commonwealth, use English, yet they 
> aren't part of the UK but I don't forsee them getting upset about which flag 
> is used.

For english speaking ppl the universally accepted sign is the Union Jack
the St George's cross whilst technically a flag for England isn't used
to represent the language English, the union Jack is

Stuart A

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