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Re: Debian documentation

On Thu, Jun 20, 2002 at 01:28:59PM -0300, Gustavo Noronha Silva wrote:
> doc-base is nice, but it still lacks internationalization support....

Yes, after taking a closer look at it, it doen't even support specifying
the language of a document ...

> it should be able to automaticaly chose the language for a document,
> or list all languages in which the doc is available...

For this, it first needs to be able to _know_ the language of a doc.

> install the
> 'apt-howto' package and check the debian/ section to see what I
> mean...

Yes, I see. But to add injury to insult, apt-howto defines a seperate
'Document' for each language, since they all are shipped in separate
packages. Thus doc-base needs to deal with non-existing files too ...

> Currently we have to have an entry for each language a document is
> translated to... I think we should start a doc-base-enhancing
> project =D.


Regards, David
Signaturen sind wie Frauen. Man findet selten eine Vernuenftige.
	-- gesehen in at.linux
Signaturen sind wie Frauen. Hat man einmal eine Vernuenftige gefunden,
gibt man sie nicht wieder her.	-- Hubert Partl

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