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Re: Bug#160284: ITP: po-debconf -- Manage translated Debconf templates files with gettext

On Thu, Sep 12, 2002 at 12:07:01PM +0200, Denis Barbier wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 11, 2002 at 06:55:48PM +0900, Tomohiro KUBOTA wrote:
> [...]
> > However, I have one concern.  Debconf is one of softwares which is
> > used in early stage of Debian installation.  Thus, Debconf should
> > not depend on many/large packages/data.
> > 
> > Encoding conversion is a relatively heavy process.  I mean, collection
> > of conversion tables is large.
> [...]
> As Debconf frontends are supposed to be UTF-8 compliant, there is no
> need for conversions if Debconf messages are UTF-8 encoded.

Then the conversion would still had to be performed, but in the

Marcin Owsiany <porridge@debian.org>             http://marcin.owsiany.pl/
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