[PATCH] Disable i18n machinery, use correct locale

Stephen Finucane stephen at that.guru
Sun Dec 1 02:23:15 AEDT 2019

On Wed, 2019-11-06 at 14:53 +0800, Stephen Finucane wrote:
> Two issues here. Firstly, the use of the 'USE_I18N'. The Django docs
> describe this as such:
>   A boolean that specifies whether Django’s translation system should
>   be enabled. This provides an easy way to turn it off, for performance.
>   If this is set to False, Django will make some optimizations so as not
>   to load the translation machinery.
> We don't do translations and won't until such a time as someone comes
> asking for them. Optimize things accordingly by setting 'USE_I18N' to
> False and removing the now-unnecessary 'LANGUAGE_CODE' setting.
> Secondly, the use of en-AU is a bit of a lie since our UI is actually
> written in US English (or should be). The primary reason for a lang tag
> to be present is to assist screenreaders and other accessibility tools,
> so make their lives easier by reflecting the truth.
> Signed-off-by: Stephen Finucane <stephen at that.guru>
> Cc: Andrew Donnellan <ajd at linux.ibm.com>
> Cc: Daniel Axtens <dja at axtens.net>


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