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Bug#235759: German Quotes -- resolution in sight?

On Wed, Jul 28, 2004 at 08:50:53AM +0900, GOTO Masanori wrote:
> At Tue, 27 Jul 2004 09:30:46 +0200,
> Helge Kreutzmann wrote:
> > I get the impression that someone is strongly against changing the
> > current ugly behaviour, and wants to ship Sarge with such a broken
> > impression. I always read "different opinions", "no idea to apply" and
> > similar things, but never a *reason*(1). I get the impression, it is
> > along the lines "If you don't use unicode, then you are /&/()$§&" or maybe
> > some german related resistance? I don't know.
> > 
> > Gretings
> > 
> >          Helge
> > 
> > (1) If there are technical reasons, they can be (usually) solved. If
> >     there are "political" reasons, then they should be stated as such
> >     and discussed. If you don't have time, then maybe someone with
> >     enough knowledge (Denis?) can prepare a NMU for you.
> I strongly disagree with your NMU.  Please discuss with the upstream
> before applying patch.  See:
> 	http://sources.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=56

You know that despite Petter's efforts, locales bugs take a very long
time to be processed (if they are), which is why there are many
debian/patches/locale-*.dpatch around.
If there was a single argument against this fix, I could understand your
point of view, but there is none.


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