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Please hint poppler-data for lenny inclusion


On Sat, Aug 23, 2008 at 04:50:08PM +0800, Deng Xiyue wrote:
> 在 2008-08-23六的 18:09 +1000,Hamish Moffatt写道:
> > On Sat, Aug 23, 2008 at 03:10:22PM +0800, Deng Xiyue wrote:
> > > Ftp-masters, sorry to break the protocol, but due to the current
> > > situation, it'll be very helpful if the poppler-data package sitting in
> > > NEW will be reviewed soonish so that it can be decided whether the NMU
> > > of xpdf-CJK packages should be done.  Obviously poppler-data is the best
> > > way to solve the issue.  Thanks very much.

FTP master has been acted :-)

> > You also need the release managers (debian-release@lists.debian.org) to
> > accept the new package into lenny, and they appear reluctant to allow
> > new packages in general.
> > 
> > Hamish
> Adding debian-release@ to CC, though it's unclear to me whether non-free
> package is in the realm of Release Team administration, and it'll be
> great to be directed to the right place to deal with the issue if it's
> not the case.
> FWIW, it is important to know whether the Release Team will make a lenny
> freeze exception for poppler-data which is a new package.  Though it
> does break the Lenny release criterion, it's the best solution to avoid
> duplicated and unnecessary work at present and in future.  So release
> team, please consider an unorthodox freeze exception for poppler-data.
> Thanks.

Please hint poppler-data .

Although it is in non-free, it is essential to read PDF files created in
Asian languages.  These data were in main packages but due to package
reorganization and better license review, it is in non-free.
nfortunately, there is no other ways to use pdf in Asian languages.


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