Bug#681466: tasksel: update input method support and Chinese tasks
On Sat, Jul 14, 2012 at 2:36 AM, Christian PERRIER <email@example.com> wrote:
> Quoting Aron Xu (firstname.lastname@example.org):
>> Package: src:tasksel
>> Tags: patch
>> I've prepared a patch for improving the input method support status in
>> Wheezy, together with some updates to Chinese tasks.
> I committed most of these changes except the ones that move packages
> to Suggests. Agreeing with Joey, there is no point in having packages
> in Suggests in tasks as they would not be installed by default.. So
> these have been left in Recommends.
Thanks! Then I'd like to remove those packages from Recommends,
because they were regarded to be not suitable for default but useful
for some users as of my creating the patch.
> Apart from that, thanks a lot for your very careful and detailed
> I'm a bit puzzled about some Indic languages using input methods (such
> as Telugu or Malayalam) and others not (Hindi, Marathi, etc.)...but I
> guess this belongs to users of these laguages to tell us what should
> be done.
I'm not very sure why those tasks don't have default input method in
task, but it could be a choice of those users. We may need to ask the
users if we want to know the exact situation.