Re: Splitting locales and i18ndata from glibc into some sane packages
While not being a developer (yet), here's a suggestion.
For these multilingual problems, how about providing a YouChoose.deb.
Its executable would provide picklists to the User, and then download
the only the Selected Language chuncks and install them. Only the
YouChoose.deb would have to be in the Package Lists
With respect to being a space hog,
du | sort -rn
locale files are pretty high. This troubles small disk installations on