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Re: ITP: locale-th



Once upon a time, I heard Adrian Bunk say

> On Wed, 12 Jul 2000, Chanop Silpa-Anan wrote:
> 
> >...
> > I have contacted the upstream author. He said that the current version
> > distributed with glibc (2.1.3) has a licensing problem, since it is not
> > really free to modify.
> > 
> > here is the license in glibc (2.1.3) (from i18ndata package)
> >...
> > The current upstream version has some minor fix and BSD like license
> >...
> > If there's no objection I'll upload this package to woody soon.
> 
> Please tell me if I'm wrong, but I can't see the reason for an extra
> package. Why not simply updating locale-th in i18ndata?

That's one way to solve the problem. I raised the issue about locale-th in 
debian-glibc once before I pass through the nm-process, but didn't file 
the bug report. The glibc team is kindly enough to include th_TH in locales
package (since 2.1.3-4). I already mentioned that the upstream release
contained some fixes.

But I haven't raised the issue about the licensing problem to glibc team yet,
I just receive a note from upstream authur about the license today.

May be I should file a bug report and wait first :)

Chanop
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