Hi Korean Moodlers,
Now that we are using the fully unicode compliant Moodle 1.6 here, there is no problem in mixing different languages on the same page.
Before we had to keep this course forced to Korean because in English a lot of the Korean text was broken, and guests would see this as their default language would be the moodle.org site default, English - but this shouldn't happen now because everything is being stored in utf8 regardless of the language used.
But now I wonder whether we can decide to not force the language so that people who want to can use the site interface in other languages can do so? Koreans will still use the site in Korean and foreigners will be able to use it in their own language by using the language menu on the frontpage of this site or by setting their preferred language in their own profile.
Would there be any problem with this? Does anyone mind if we change it to "not forced" so that individual users can choose their preferred language. Of course the forums should probably remain in Korean (and perhaps a little English) only...
Please tell me what you think! If no-one minds then I will change it.
I think that not forcing it is a good idea as it enables non-korean speakers (I really dislike the term foriegner as it very exclusionary) will be better able to navigate around. That is the same reason I have my moodle site defaulted to KOrean so that my students can navigate with ease and only struggle with the content I am delivering.
It's a good idea.
As the wind to navigate anywhere as possible.