Menu selection algorithm

Jeff Smith whydoubt at
Sat Nov 23 13:21:43 CST 2002

  I still have win95-osr2 loaded on a machine.  Let me know what I need to 
the test on that box and I would glad to do so if this would help out.

-- Jeff S

>From: "Dmitry Timoshkov" <dmitry at>
>"Shachar Shemesh" <wine-devel at> wrote:
> > So, what's the problem - you ask? While my view of what should happen is
> > obviously consistant with that of Wine's - i.e. - the locale should
> > select which menu to use, Windows displays the English locale ONLY. The
> > only way I could make it display the Hebrew one was by changing the
> > language on the English one to something else (French).
>I revived my old test for FindResource and now I see what are you talking 
>LoadStringA/W and FindResourceA/W under Win2000 do search for language 
>in the following order:
>1. Neutral language with neutral sublanguage
>4. Current locale lang id
>5. Current locale lang id with neutral sublanguage
>6. Return first in the list
>But that means that the whole our internationalization will not work, if
>we will go that way. But the question I have is: had I made an error when
>I did the test under Win95OSR2 or MS has changed algorithm since then?

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