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Re: package too big?

On Tue, Sep 09, 2003 at 02:36:24PM +0200, Sergio Rua wrote:
> Hello,
> 	I received a bug report in openwebmail #209256 from someone
> complaining about the package size. The package is 4.9MB but
> uncompressed is around 33MB
> 	I am agree that this is too much and the reporter suggest to
> split openwebmail in language packages.
> 	For each language, openwebmail provides translations, icons and
> help. Splitting openwebmail will save a considerable amount of space but
> it means that I have to create 38 packages.

I'd suggest a main package and a "language pack", so only two packages.
Or group the languages into 2-5 logical packages.

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