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Re: Debconf i18n

On Fri, Jul 19, 2002 at 10:35:52PM +0900, Junichi Uekawa wrote:
> On Fri, 19 Jul 2002 20:43:23 +0900
> Tomohiro KUBOTA <tkubota@riken.go.jp> wrote:

> > > 
> > > Is Description-xx-utf8 not good?

> > No problem.  So far I don't have any idea on the field name.

> It would be nicer if the locale info could just be massaged in an uniform manner to get the 
> Description-* field.

> like :

> Description-`echo $LC_ALL | sed 's/[_\.@]/-/g'`

It's more complex than that.  If the user's locale is fr_FR.ISO-8859-1,
and the only French descriptions available are Description-fr-utf8, then
debconf must translate between the character sets.

Steve Langasek
postmodern programmer

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