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Re: RFD: translated description with dpkg

On Wed, Aug 29, 2001 at 04:02:13PM -0400, Joey Hess wrote:
> > That's why we choosed this centralized approach. The most important to me is
> > that a simple -9/+30 patch can reach what is needed to have translated
> > descriptions in dpkg and dselect. Any other approach would lead to a policy
> > modification, and a more in-depth modification of the tools used (and the
> > re-upload of each packages to get the translation in it). So, it won't be
> > possible for woody+1 (as our solution can be), but for woody+2 or +3, or
> > even never.
> I've got no problem with you guys rolling out sometime right away (as
> indeed, you are already). But it's a hack, and it's not a long-term
> solution, and you need to realize that.

sorry joey, but IMHO this 'put translations in extra packages' is not
a hack. It is nice, clear and have a lot of cons (and is the long-term

Maybe you will understand this after read more mail... :-)

Michael Bramer  -  a Debian Linux Developer http://www.debian.org
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