Re: Extended descriptions size
Michael Bramer <email@example.com> writes:
> Goswin von Brederlow schrieb:
>> Andreas Tille <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
>>> On Mon, 30 Mar 2009, Michael Bramer wrote:
>>>> Goswin von Brederlow schrieb:
>>>>> I think the idea of using the Description-md5sum is that in most cases
>>>>> the md5sum remains identical for many versions. If you use the
>>>>> packages actual version then every upload will need a new translation
>>>>> entry or some fuzzyness to accept an older versions translation.
>>> I understood the sense of having md5sums in translation files. My
>>> suggsetion was an *additional* field which keeps the package version.
>>> In case there are different versions of a package in one dist (might
>>> be because an arch is lagging behind) either the md5sums differ
>>> and you store different translations anyway or the desciptions are
>>> equal and in this case use the highes available version number.
>> Cant you have mutliple descriptions for the same package with
>> different md5sums in the translation file?
> We _have_ mutliple descriptions for the same package with different
> md5sums in the translation file for sid.
Then the version number will not be needed when an arch lags
behind. The translation for the old md5sum can just be kept.