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Re: Bug#133578: gdm bug #133578. Intend to NMU.

On Fri, Apr 23, 2004 at 11:32:36AM +0200, Mathieu Roy wrote:
> The question must be something like:
>     Can the maintainer refuse to apply this patch that fix a problem
>     while it does not break anything and would greatly enhance the
>     software for non-english speakers?

Could you please phrase the question in a less "loaded" way ie one that
doesn't indicate your opinion of the issue? Simply

     Can the maintainer refuse to apply this patch?

would do it.

> The problem at stakes here is not really whether gdm should handle
> i18n via /etc/environment. The problem is about a maintainer that
> refuse to take care of many users needs (yes, i18n is not a minor part
> of a GNU/Linux system) and refuse to apply harmless workarounds. 

And that's the source of the disagreement.

Hamish Moffatt VK3SB <hamish@debian.org> <hamish@cloud.net.au>

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