User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; de-AT; rv:1.3) Gecko/20030312 Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; de-AT; rv:1.3) Gecko/20030312 Mozilla with german language pack and german menus requests wrong language from web server even if the settings under Bearbeiten/Einstellungen/Navigator/Sprachen seems to be correct. Reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce: 1.create new english profile with mozilla -profilemanager 2.start with this profile 3.change prefs/appearance/language to german 4.restart mozilla 5.prefs/navigator/sprachen shows correct languages de-at , de, en-us, en 6 request web-page http://www2.uibk.ac.at/fakultaeten/ Actual Results: navigator is still requesting pages with Accept-Language en-us; en there is no user_pref("intl.accept_languages" ... added to users prefs.js Expected Results: german version of page should be requested and retrieved. my diag is that the default settings for the menu Navigator/Sprachen and for the preferences in prefs.js seem to be inconsitent in the de-at localization workaround for users: - manually add user_pref("intl.accept_languages", "de-at, de, en-us, en"); to prefs.js - modify settings under prefs/navigator/Sprachen.
prefs.js can't technically be different from the pref panels like Navigqtor > Sprachen, as the pref panels do read the values from prefs.js - could you look into about:config what value it does show for intl.accept_languages?
you are right, accept_languages in about:config is: intl.accept_languages is Standard String de-at,de,en-us,en Nevertheless pages are retrieved with: Accept-Language: en-us,en;q=0.5 (confirmed by a network trace) Once more what I am actually doing is: 1. prepare/have a Profile with prefs.js like the one below "general.useragent.locale", "de-AT" no "intl.accept_languages" line 2. Start mozilla; profile-manager appears in !english! ; select this profile 3. pages are retrieved with Accept-Language: en-us,en;q=0.5 4. double click on value of intl.accept_languages under about:config 5. confirm value with OK value will now be "vom Benutzer gesetzt" 6. reload page -> page will be retrieved in german BTW: prefs.js now contains intl.accept_languages "de-at,de,en-us,en" This is the complete startup prefs.js from step 1: user_pref("browser.bookmarks.added_static_root", true); user_pref("browser.startup.homepage_override.mstone", "rv:1.3"); user_pref("general.useragent.locale", "de-AT"); user_pref("intl.charset.default", "ISO-8859-15"); user_pref("intl.charsetmenu.browser.cache", "UTF-8, ISO-8859-15"); user_pref("mail.smtpservers", ""); user_pref("mail.ui.folderpane.version", 3); user_pref("mailnews.start_page.url", ""); user_pref("mailnews.ui.threadpane.version", 2); user_pref("network.cookie.cookieBehavior", 0); user_pref("prefs.converted-to-utf8", true); user_pref("signon.SignonFileName", "48702471.s"); user_pref("timebomb.first_launch_time", "1048702442312500"); user_pref("wallet.SchemaValueFileName", "48702471.w"); -- BTW: If I switch from a correctly working de-AT profile with Tools/"Profil wechseln" (dialog now appears in german) to a profile like the one above, navigator still requests german web pages. My new assumption - this will be the last one ;-) is: Localized defaults as intl.accept_languages="de-at,de,en-us,en" are not reloaded when the locale is changed.
Hmm, this seems somehow strange... Of course, this is no langauge pack specific bug, so over to browser developers...
Component: German-Austria/de-AT → Localization
Product: Mozilla Localizations → Browser
Version: unspecified → Trunk
some aditional info: navigator will use correct accept-language settings if - mozilla is started specifying the profile mozilla.exe -P no_accept_lang or if - mozilla is started with german UI and profile is selected manually mozilla.exe -UILocale de-AT or if - only a single profile exists
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