Re: freeze exception: src:rus-ispell
On Thu, Feb 5, 2009 at 2:55 PM, Adeodato Simó <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> * Stepan Golosunov [Wed, 04 Feb 2009 00:37:06 +0400]:
>> Martin-Éric Racine <email@example.com> writes:
>> > The following package needs both sponsoring and a freeze exception:
>> > http://mentors.debian.net/debian/pool/main/r/rus-ispell/rus-ispell_0.99g5-7.dsc
>> > To put the bug in context, some recent changes in the way some
>> > building tools work under encodings other than the C locale have
>> > resulted in a partially broken build. The result are 3 Russian
>> > dictionaries (ispell/aspell/myspell) that are mostly useless for
>> > everyday usage.
>> I don't think broken 0.99g5-6 reached testing.
>> And the "bug" #511290 it was trying to fix is controversial. The
>> purpose of the changes is to allow some obsolete spelling variants to
>> be considered as valid.
> Okay, I'll take this as an indication that no action from the release
> team is needed unless further notice.
Actually, Stepan's got that one backwards: 0.99g5-7 *restores*
support for the contemporary spelling. Support for the traditional
spelling never disappeared.