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AbiWord: Why does only installing English install multilingual AWT?

Hi, I was wondering why the AbiWordPortable release 2.6.2 for an English only install has template files (AWT) that are in other languages?

I'm not a very big AbiWord user so I don't know if it's safe to remove those or should they be included, but there's a bunch of template files in

\PortableApps\AbiWordPortable\App\AbiSuite2\templates

that look like normal.awt-XX_YY where the XX/YY's are language codes. Are those necessary for an english-only install? Although they sum up to be only a few K, having a FAT-formatted flash drive, it takes up nearly 2MB of space! Once again, not a whole not, but just curious if the extra wear & tear is necessary.

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/sylikc

John T. Haller
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Left in for now

They're left in the English install for now as it made the installer simpler. It's 60 files that take up 108k (240k on a FAT32 formatted 1GB drive).

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cool

Thanks, I guess that's cool then. After writing my first app I'd say whatever makes life easier on ya. Wink

I wonder if I should format my flash drive to FAT32. It's currently a 4GB formatted as FAT. So those 60 files turn out to be

Size: 108 KB (110,877 bytes)
Size on disk: 1.87 MB (1,966,080 bytes)

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Ouch

In that case, I'd say yes.

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