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tracking state of a binary package

How do I reliably inspect the status of a binary package in Debian?

Concrete example: Which suites contain iceweasel-l10n-ak?

It seems that package exists in Wheezy and Jessie but not Sid.

It is listed at <https://packages.debian.org/source/stable/iceweasel> 
but if I follow links to 
<https://packages.debian.org/wheezy/iceweasel-l10n-ak> and e.g. 
<https://packages.debian.org/wheezy/iceweasel-l10n-af> they show 
different versions.

I seem to have heard that binary packages can have different versions 
than their source package, but assume that needs special tricks and 
highly suspect that's not the case here, but instead something else is 
going on.

Reason that particular package caught my attention is that I try have 
boxer handle locale coverage for a region (e.g. "include most possible 
locale packages for European Union formally supported languages"), and 
security releases of Mozilla packages seem to contain not only security 
fixes but also new (hence perhaps also dropped?) locale packages.  
Changelog of those packages do not seem to cover dropped or newly 
introduced binary packages - and anyway I'd prefer some more reliable 
method than inspection of changelogs.

 - Jonas

 * Jonas Smedegaard - idealist & Internet-arkitekt
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