Re: translation of packages.debian.org
On Tue, Dec 25, 2001 at 07:18:11AM +0100, Michael Bramer wrote:
> I have some questions about packages.debian.org.
> 1.) who is the webmaster of packages.debian.org?
> (btw: email@example.com don't work...)
Why should it work? The web pages say quite clearly where to find contact
information, and you seem to have managed to find it, too :)
> 2.) I put a _test_ page of packages.debian.org with support of
> translated package description on
> can we add something like that on packages.debian.org?
> (On the real page we shouldn't add a own form per language. We
> should add a new 'Language' tag on the form. For this we must change
> the cgi and add a new option 'lang=XX_XX', but I don't know phyton.)
It can be done... though I'd prefer the automatic way, using content
negotiation, like Tomohiro suggested.
> 3.) packages.debian.org use now static web pages for all the packages.
> I know the advantages of static pages, but is this usefull for
> _this_ pages.
> IMHO packages.debian.org is not mirrored (like www.debian.org) and
> if we add some languages to packages.debian.org we need more disk
> Maybe a CGI is better. Comments?
Can you calculate or at least estimate how much CPU and RAM would it take to
run it through a CGI (or PHP or whatever)?
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