Re: Do not touch l10n files
On Sun, May 18, 2003 at 10:39:21PM +0200, Javier Fernández-Sanguino Peña wrote:
> On Sun, May 18, 2003 at 06:55:37PM +0200, Marc Haber wrote:
> > On Sun, 18 May 2003 17:10:29 +0200, Javier Fernández-Sanguino Peña
> > <email@example.com> wrote:
> > >> Unfortunately, there does not seem to be any possibility to prevent
> > >> translation work from being done on my packages.
> > >
> > >Unfortunately, there is a large population of the world that does not
> > >understand english at all, but only their native language.
> > Highly technical packages like zebra, netfilter-related stuff and
> > linux-atm are most likely to be used by people who know English. Not
> > speaking English will make running routers and/or internet security
> > systems almost impossible anyway.
> You would be surprised.... in any case, if speaking English would be a
> prerequisite for running routers then the Internet would not be as it is
Yes, most notably the spam levels would be much more bearable.
Sorry, couldn't resist.
Of course, that's also an argument /for/ translating mail server
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