Localized Pangrams in the Software Center

Piotr Drąg piotrdrag at gmail.com
Mon Mar 10 16:19:54 UTC 2014

2014-03-10 16:51 GMT+01:00 Richard Hughes <hughsient at gmail.com>:
> Hi all. I'm currently using "How quickly daft jumping zebras vex" as
> the sample text in the software center, which doesn't make sense for
> non-English locales like in Lohit-Punjabi.ttf
> I'm trying to get some data together as I don't think anyone has done
> this before, and I've put together this spreadsheet. When all the
> editing has calmed down I can move this onto the Fedora wiki if that
> would be useful.
> The link is here:
> https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/ccc?key=0AtzJKpbiGX1zdDlMVV9EM2d4TmZZNzRkRmVNUC1nSVE&usp=sharing
> Help, advice and comments very welcome, thanks.


Pango has quite an extensive list of localized pangrams built-in:


Maybe you could use pango_language_get_sample_string() in gnome-software?

Best regards,

Piotr Drąg

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