On Fri, Sep 14, 2001 at 01:41:35PM +0200, Wichert Akkerman wrote: > Previously Michael Bramer wrote: > > Please can we make a brainstorming with the apt, dpkg and translator > > developer? > > As I already said, not now besides from what we've just being doing. > I have to admit that the fact that this discussion keeps repeating > itself and people don't seem to accept what we (dpkg people) tell them > makes me rapidly loose interest in continueing it. > > As I also said, at this moment we simply can't implement it anyway > due to missing infrastructure. We'll get there, but it just might take > a bit longer then you would like. That's life. Ok, Now I understand it, Thanks > > We should find a technical solution of this technical problem. Maybe > > we can trashing gettext, but we need a solution. And IMHO we don't > > need this solution in some years, we need it in some months. > > You can't get it in months for two simple reasons: > * dpkg internals aren't ready > * you can't do it during a freeze anyway > > I suggest that you focus on fixing the translation infrastructure first > while us dpkg people focus on dpkg. Right now I'm still being spammed > with ddts emails which I have to procmail to /dev/null, and I also > saw that you still need to integrate two different translation systems. > Sounds like there is enough to be done. 1.) notification mails This is already fixed. Verybody can stop the server to send this mails. And I send a command to the server and it will not send notifications on this packages: base-passwd, doc-central, dpkg, dpkg-dev, dpkg-doc, exuberant-ctags, fdflush ipmi-control, kernel-patch-ipmi-kcs, ksymoops, ldap-gateways ldap-utils, libldap2, libldap2-dev, lsb-release, modutils slapd, strace, tftp-hpa, tftpd-hpa, varmon, vim, vim-gtk vim-perl vim-python, vim-rt, vim-tcl, vim-tiny I hope I miss no of your package. If you have problemes, please mail me. Thanks and sorry. 2.) Yes, we translator have a lot of work. But this two or three translation systems, are not the real problem. We have already a beta web interface but we need cgi's and CVS on a debian machine. We now waiting for debian-admin. Finally I will wait now for a real solution and maybe I make some hacks to test and use this translations in the meantime. But please do me a favour: Before the dpkg people start with codeing, please make a proposal and discuss this proposal in the mailings lists. Thanks. Gruss Grisu -- Michael Bramer - a Debian Linux Developer http://www.debian.org PGP: finger email@example.com -- Linux Sysadmin -- Use Debian Linux "I am Borg of FSF - resistance is proprietary"
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