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Re: I18N roadmap [was: i18n requires setlocale]

On Mon, 9 Sep 2002 15:36:58 +0200
Marcin Owsiany <porridge@debian.org> wrote:


>  - for udebs, we:
>    * make the templates.ll files in whatever encoding we like
>    * recode (say using iconv) the templates.ll to UTF-8 when creating
>      the "combined" templates file
>    * simply copy the strings read from templates (now in UTF-8) to
>      output at run time. That way cdebconf [1] doesn't need huge
>      conversion tables.
>    * only run cdebconf (and thus whole debian-installer) in bterm [2]
>  - for debs (base system), we:
>    * make the templates.ll files in whatever encoding
>    * either recode them or not when concatening
>    * use iconv at run time in debconf - see the script in
>      http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=148490&repeatmerged=yes
>      [3]

I'd like this kind of text to be committed to doc/ dir of debian-installer 

We can fix the text contents later to reflect reality.

I'd  also like some updating of some doc files which seems to have never been 
updated since joeyh first wrote them...


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