On Fri, May 07, 2004 at 07:29:55AM +0200, Christian Perrier wrote:
> Quoting Denis Barbier (firstname.lastname@example.org):
> > This is plain wrong, my opinion is that we do not have to get stuck to
> This is not "plain wrong", Denis. This is a proof that we
You wrote in your previous mail:
CP> Finding an internationnaly recognised standard for these highly
CP> sensitive topics such as country names is *very* difficult. Up to now,
CP> I'm still convinced that the less bad list is iso-3166 (Denis Barbier
CP> proposal is also the use of iso-3166 as ICU codes are officially
CP> announced to use iso-3166).
I feel enough qualified to tell that my proposal does not promote
the use of ISO 3166, any list can be used instead if it better
fits countrychooser needs.
> By the way, this is also a proof that though we disagree we appreciate
> each other's work anyway.
> > a standard; maintainers are solely responsible to their packages, and
> > if some people dislike these choices, they can fork it.
> So, if I hear you properly, you suggest that anyone disliking the
> current way Debian Installer deals with these issues forks its own
> version of d-i?
Sure, how do you want to prevent that?
But there is another option: one might also only fork countrychooser ;)