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Re: Bug#160284: ITP: po-debconf -- Manage translated Debconf templates files with gettext

On Wed, Sep 11, 2002 at 06:55:48PM +0900, Tomohiro KUBOTA wrote:
> However, I have one concern.  Debconf is one of softwares which is
> used in early stage of Debian installation.  Thus, Debconf should
> not depend on many/large packages/data.
> Encoding conversion is a relatively heavy process.  I mean, collection
> of conversion tables is large.

As Debconf frontends are supposed to be UTF-8 compliant, there is no
need for conversions if Debconf messages are UTF-8 encoded.
And I wonder whether locales are useful at early stage of installation,
do we need more than Debconf translated messages?


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