Re: User support for the debian-chinese-*
I prefer merging and I agree that "traditional and simplified Chinese are all Chinese".
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2008/4/30 Kanru Chen <firstname.lastname@example.org
I think we should respect the opinions from who are actually using the
lists, so I forward this mail to the lists.
2008/4/30 Andrew Lee <email@example.com>:
> Dear folks,
> Foka went on IRC and ask for merge debian-chinese-big5 and
> debian-chinese-gb into one mailing list. Please check the log for
> details or read these(I copied from my log) below:
> 01:56 < foka> 我最近有?想法：如果把 debian-chinese-big5 和
> 二合?一，大家看法如何？ :-)
> 01:57 < aguai> foka: 不懂？
> 01:57 < paulliu> 唔...?啥要做?件事??..:P
> 01:57 < paulliu> aguai, 那是?? mailing list
> 01:58 < foka> paulliu, 是??的：?在都是 UTF-8 年代了，也不再存在以前
> Big5、GB2312 ?件??的??了。
> 01:58 < paulliu> 嗯, 的?...不?我是??想的...其?那? big5 的意思??是
> 01:59 < paulliu> ?然大家都是中?人...不?繁?跟??..?是?有一些??上
> 02:01 < paulliu> 不?, debian-chinese-big5 ?有甚? traffic 就是了..
> 02:01 < paulliu> ?然?只是我的看法而已啦..
> 02:01 < paulliu> 我是?得, 繁?中文跟??中文, 有?是?分?的...
> 02:02 < foka> 其?整????好；我??好多台??的朋友，很快熟???字
> 02:02 < paulliu> 是可以看的懂, 但是我自己的??是...偶?要猜...
> 02:03 < foka> paulliu, 呵呵，正好互相??。 :-)
> 02:03 < paulliu> 也???中文猜中意思的?率是 9x%, 日文?字 4x%......
> Debian do have lists for different languages. I think it's easier for
> support our users. Cause they can use their mother language to ask
> question and got answer by the mother language. We have separately lists
> because long time ago, we have encoding difference problem on big5 and
> gb2312, so that we have two lists for Chinese.
> But my opinion now Debian is a global community, it is not specfic for
> any nation or racism. Who use traditional or simplified Chinese are
> equal participant.
> But everyone can has opinion. Paulliu said that traditional and
> simplified Chinese are all Chinese, which I agreed. And Paulliu also
> think traditional and simplified Chinese should be separate.
> However the point I concerned is our users support and free software
> So I'd like to ask, what's you guys' opinion:
> Does our community only limited in Taiwan or China?
> Do you guys agree people from over the world can be also part of Debian
> You guys prefer to do the user support together or separately, and why?
> Please give your valuable opinion.
> Kindest regards,
~ Kanru Chen <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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