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Re: this all this xxx-jp nonsense (was: Re: ITP: grep-ja)

Atsuhito Kohda <kohda@pm.tokushima-u.ac.jp> writes:

> > peter> > joey> Package: a2ps-perl-ja
> > peter> > 
> > peter> > There isn't a2ps or a2ps-perl on Debian.
> > peter> > So it can rename a2ps-perl.
> > peter> > a2ps-perl-ja will not cause any problem on English environment.
> > peter> 
> > peter> A forwarded normal bug against a2ps. It's not even a month old.
> > 
> > Sorry, I see.
> Do you mean #42824: request for japanese patch of a2ps ?
> Then it is for a2ps of C version, not of Perl version.
> I think there is no a2ps of Perl version yet.
> BTW a2ps-perl-ja will not cause any problem in other multi-byte
> language ?

I just checked its source.  It couldn't be used for other multibyte
languages.  That was very Japanese specific and the european 8 bit
characters will be regarded as Kanji codes.  I found no way to disable

Changwoo RYU

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