Re: Bug#38544: #38544: Gettext solution (Was: Re: gettext packages)
On Fri, 4 Jun 1999, Julian Gilbey wrote:
> [ snipped discussion about how to name the splitted packages ].
Ok, I agree that if they had to be splitted, the best names would be
"gettext-base" and "gettext".
> Space concerns are critical where boot floppies are concerned. I have
> no idea whether even the reduced version I propose would fit. But I
> sure know that 950k or whatever won't.
*) gettext is *already* part of the base system in slink.
(Does this mean it fits?)
*) The boot floppies proper (i.e. rescue and drivers) do not use gettext
as far as I know. I think Enrique is thinking about yet another way to
make them i18n, by using a special method he created which saves a lot of
space when storing the message catalogs.
Maybe Enrique would like to comment on this.
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