Re: this all this xxx-jp nonsense (was: Re: ITP: grep-ja)
From: Changwoo RYU <email@example.com>
Subject: Re: this all this xxx-jp nonsense (was: Re: ITP: grep-ja)
Date: 31 Aug 1999 20:22:55 +0900
> Adam Di Carlo <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > > lynx-ja: *
> > > This is NLS handling patched version.
> > Then it's improperly named. Why can't standard lynx support NLS?
> I just checked the source because I have known lynx already supported
> NLS. It seems to be disabled in upstream. I don't know why.
I do not know either so I already submitted BTS :)
lynx-ja have not only NLS support but many other useful tricks
for Japanese user. It contains much complete ja.po and
applied multibyte patch for Japanese input.
> IMHO, the Japanese hackers (patch creators) tend to make barriers
> around their patches. I know many "Japanese" patches are general i18n
> ones. But many of them do never reach to the upstreams at all, while
> the patches are well known to Japanese user groups. (I don't blame
> anyone. Unfortunately, so do Korean hackers. This fact really
> irritates me.)
Please do not think like that. I think that Japanese
hackers may have tendency to think that their patch is not
yet enough complete to send it to upstream authors.
Debian JP Developer - much more I18N of Debian
Atsuhito Kohda <email@example.com>
Department of Math., Tokushima Univ.