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Re: debconf template translation

On Mon, Mar 03, 2003 at 05:40:23PM +0200, Richard Braakman wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 03, 2003 at 12:22:09PM +0100, Michael Bramer wrote:
> > And this packages don't have man pages, README files, other files with
> > english texts?
> If you bypass the package maintainers when translating those, how
> will the translations ever be sent upstream?  Or do you intend to
> keep the translations Debian-only?  That would be bad manners.

First only man pages etc. from debian only programs (like debconf, dpkg,
apt, ...). Maybe more on request of the maintainer or a user (if
the upstream don't have a own translation efforts, like kde, mozilla,

I don't like manpage-LANG, ... packages. For the remote future we need
more PACKAGE-doc-LANG packages, maybe with a own maintainer and maybe

I don't thing is is very usefull to include the documentation of all
languages in a package of the present structure. We need something like
subpackages or a better scaling package management. 

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