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Re: Do not touch l10n files

On Sat, May 17, 2003 at 11:39:02PM +0200, Marc Haber wrote:
> On Wed, 14 May 2003 01:54:34 +0200, Nicolas Boullis
> <nboullis@debian.org> wrote:
> >You're probably right, those useless l10n teams are annoying.
> No offense intended, but actually I would prefer my packages to stay
> untranslated. I am not an English native speaker, and by no way fluent
> in English, but I feel that the documentation for most of the packages
> I maintain (which are mostly technical packages) should be read in
> English to avoid misunderstandings. If it would be possible to
> translate technical documents without causing misunderstanding, I
> would be doing my German translation myself.
> Unfortunately, there does not seem to be any possibility to prevent
> translation work from being done on my packages.

We are mostly talking about debconf templates and package descriptions;
after looking at your packages I do not see how these texts can be
considered as being technical documents.


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