Re: User support for the debian-chinese-*
My opinion is to reopen email@example.com to use utf8 or
to open another mailing list, named as
Keep firstname.lastname@example.org and
email@example.com for their local users.
Then use traditional chinese in firstname.lastname@example.org
and use simplified chinese in email@example.com.
Use both of traditional and simplified chinese in
2008/5/19 Rex Tsai <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
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> This is interesting, this thread is probably one of the most active in
> last couple months. :-)
> My option is to merge these two mailing list.
> Even though the list is most helping Debian users solve their
> problems, and users feel more comfortable when using the characters they
> can read. But there are already many local user group set up online
> forum for helping out the users, which makes the mission of these two
> mailing lists marginal.
> Some people would say Debian is doing very good on supporting Chinese.
> But it does not mean we can stop the mailing list. Still, there are many
> decisions need to be made for the new packages and releases. And both
> encodings/languages communities are sharing these results of these
> decisions, since we are sharing the basically infrastructures for fonts,
> input method, configurations.
> The mailing list is the right place to submit Chinese-related
> suggestions, which is the place that Debian Developers can discuss and
> work together. A boundary of mailing encodings will make this kind of
> discussions difficult. And most of the modern softwares support
> big5/gb2312/unicode without problems, people can easily read the
> messages or translate the encodings by themselves. There is not need to
> split the mailing lists by encodings.
> best regards
> - -Rex
> 1. http://www.chinalinuxpub.com/bbs/forumdisplay.php?f=73
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