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authorintrigeri <intrigeri@boum.org>2019-03-23 16:25:21 +0000
committerintrigeri <intrigeri@boum.org>2019-03-23 16:29:45 +0000
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Document Tier-1 languages and localization support (refs: #15807).
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## 3.3 Internationalization
+### 3.3.1 Best supported (Tier-1) languages
+
+The set of best supported languages is the union of:
+
+ - Languages proposed on our website
+ - Languages that make Tails understandable by a majority of the
+ population of the top 10 countries of either
+ - [directly-connecting Tor clients](https://metrics.torproject.org/userstats-relay-table.html)
+ - [Tor clients connecting via bridges](https://metrics.torproject.org/userstats-bridge-table.html)
+
+As of 2019-03-23, the resulting list is:
+
+ - Arabic (ar)
+ - German (de)
+ - English (en)
+ - Spanish (es)
+ - Farsi (fa)
+ - French (fr)
+ - Hindi (hi)
+ - Indonesian (id)
+ - Italian (it)
+ - Portuguese (pt-BR)
+ - Russian (ru)
+ - Turkish (tr)
+ - Simplified Chinese (zh-CN)
+
+### 3.3.1 Locales and spell checking
+
Tails ships, as is, localization files provided by the installed
-Debian packages. All available Tor Browser localization packages
-are installed. Spell checking software and data is installed for the
-set of best supported languages; it is usable at least is Tor Browser,
-LibreOffice and gedit.
+Debian packages.
+
+Additionally, Tails installs by default:
+
+ - All available Tor Browser localization packages
+ - For each Tier-1 language, when available in Debian:
+ - Spell checking dictionaries (usable at least in Tor Browser,
+ LibreOffice and gedit)
+ - Localization packages for LibreOffice and Thunderbird
-### 3.3.1 Input methods
+### 3.3.2 Input methods
Tails ships with IBus and a few engines (Anthy for Japanese, Pinyin
and Bopomofo for Chinese, and Hangul for Korean).