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Re: NEWS.Debian support is here

On Fri, Jul 04, 2003 at 01:01:14AM -0400, Joey Hess wrote:
> Thanks to Matt Zimmerman and Joe Drew, apt-listchanges will now display
> NEWS.Debian entries for upgraded packages. They're displayed before the
> regular changelog entries, and Matt plans to later let it be configured
> to only display news, if the user wants (more useful for stable users).

Is it reasonable to think about some sort of localizzation support for NEWS
file? Changes documented there might be worthy of translation.

> The NEWS.Debian file is installed as
> /usr/share/doc/<package>/NEWS.Debian.gz. Always compressed, always with
> that name even in native packages. If you use debhelper, upgrade to
> 4.1.51 and dh_installchangelogs will install debian/NEWS files for you[1].

Just curious: why not NEWS.gz for native packages?

Luca - De Whiskey's - De Vitis              | Elegant or ugly code as well
aliases: Luca ^De [A-Z][A-Za-z\-]*[iy]'\?s$ | as fine or rude sentences have
Luca, a wannabe ``Good guy''.               | something in common: they
local LANG="it_IT@euro"                     | don't depend on the language.

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