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Re: localisation in system wide daemons

On Tue, 16 Jan 2007, Michelle Konzack wrote:
> Am 2007-01-12 07:16:12, schrieb Christian Perrier:
> > Could you explain us your perception of the harm caused by this?
> This peoples will ask you for help and send all the logfiles maybe
> in arabic, hindu or africaan.

So you ask them to translate or rerun the program with an appropriate
locale. Being able to speak all of the languages that Debian is in
isn't a requirement to help anymore than knowing english should be[1]
a requirement to administer one's own system.

Don Armstrong

1: Even though it unfortunatly almost is...
"I was thinking seven figures," he said, "but I would have taken a
hundred grand. I'm not a greedy person." [All for a moldy bottle of
 -- Sammi Hadzovic [in Andy Newman's 2003/02/14 NYT article.]

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