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Re: [debian-i18n] i18n of man-db improved; please test

On Sun, Sep 21, 2003 at 10:46:28PM +0200, Marco d'Itri wrote:
> On Sep 21, Colin Watson <cjwatson@debian.org> wrote:
>  Rüdiger Kuhlmann wrote:
>  >> Another bug I noticed is that in the ru_RU.UTF-8 locale, man won't
>  >> find the man pages under ru_RU.KOI8-R.
>  >Hm. Yes, that is a bug (although not a regression; I think man-db
>  >2.4.1 behaved the same way). I wonder how to solve that correctly
>  >and generally.
> Why not require UTF-8 man pages? Maybe dh_installwhatever could recode
> them on the fly when the package is built.

I think that's an extremely bad idea until groff supports them.

Colin Watson                                  [cjwatson@flatline.org.uk]

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