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Re: Thoughts about tdebs

On Tue, Dec 02, 2008 at 05:51:30PM +0100, Thomas Viehmann wrote:
> Raphael Hertzog wrote:

> > I guess you understand better the idea by now. This needs more thoughts
> > but I wanted to share it so that you can think about it too.

> >From what I understand of your idea, you seem to think about
> translations mainly as updates. While it is one of the goals to enable
> translation-only updates, it is not quite obvious to me what your
> proposal has to offer in terms of splitting translations out of the
> debs, which is an explicit goal. Also, the proposal specifically aims at
> limiting the amount of data that the archive and apt have to handle.

Surely translations can be modeled as updates to translationless .deb
files (ie, you have a .deb with no translations and then patch that
package to add the translations)?

"You grabbed my hand and we fell into it, like a daydream - or a fever."

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