Re: DEP-4: The TDeb specification.
Neil Williams writes ("Re: DEP-4: The TDeb specification."):
> On Tue, 31 Mar 2009 13:06:35 -0400
> Filipus Klutiero <email@example.com> wrote:
> > What is the purpose of creating a new binary package format for this (as
> > opposed to reusing, say, the deb format)?
> To support easier management of the translations, including allowing
> users to only install the translations that are needed for one
> particular installation, instead of every user getting every
> translation for every package they install, whether those translations
> are even supported or not.
This would be easier to analyse if the reasoning behind the tdeb
specific changes was clearly explained.
Also, are we supposed to be reading this:
I think rebuilding the whole package as a binNMU just because of a
translation change is something that should be avoided. Translation
uploads should not be able to change non-translation content.
One problem that I think you need to address is the