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Re: [debian-devel] [Deb] Re: Localized bug reporting?

On 31-Oct-03, 10:18 (CST), John Hasler <john@dhh.gt.org> wrote: 
> Steve Greenland writes:
> > There are probably a lot of non-English speaking users who can't usefully
> > browse the BTS now. A few more messages that English readers can't read
> > won't hurt anything.
> Even if the maintainer can't read it?  File a bug against one of my
> packages in a language I can't read and I will respond with a request (in
> English) that you provide a translation to a language I can deal with
> (English, French, and Spanish in order of preference).  If I don't get the
> translation I will downgrade the bug to 'normal', tag it 'unreproducible'
> and 'help', and ignore it until a translation materializes.

Right. I thought that's more or less what I said, if not so explicitly.

No need for any special infrastructure to deal with it.

Steve, who is mildly ashamed to admit that anything not in English will
require help.

Steve Greenland
    The irony is that Bill Gates claims to be making a stable operating
    system and Linus Torvalds claims to be trying to take over the
    world.       -- seen on the net

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