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Re: Translating NEWS.Debian?

Christian Perrier <bubulle@debian.org> wrote:
> So, having NEWS.Debian.xx files is for sure possible, but I'm not
> aware of tools for using them transparently nor any infrastructure for
> handling translations (no gettext system around them...).

> This is one of the reasons for which I still favor low level debconf
> notes for such information.

One of the big downsides of debconf-notes is that they are hidden so
well, once they have been displayed while NEWS.Debian sits prominently
in /usr/share/doc/package/ and will be found by and zgrep I start
                    cu andreas
NMUs aren't an insult, they're not an attack, and they're
not something to avoid or be ashamed of.
                    Anthony Towns in 2004-02 on debian-devel

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