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Re: Bug#38544: gettext: split package into -base and -dev

Julian Gilbey wrote:
> Besides, what argument can there be for placing a 950k package in the
> base system (it *certainly* won't fit on the floppies) when the only
> file of significant utility to non-developers is the 17k
> /usr/bin/gettext?

There is an argument, however if there would be a gettext(-base)
package it would need something about 300kB 

297     base
933     dev

...due to message catalogs which are used by the gettext program as



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