[Bug report: apt: Apt should be prepared for internationalisation]
Just for your knowledge, I have sent the following bug to Apt. IMHO this
might even be RC but maybe I'm too radical. In any case if anyone can help
the main developer to gettextize apt sources it would be great.
----- Forwarded message from Javier Fernandez-Sanguino Pena <email@example.com> -----
From: Javier Fernandez-Sanguino Pena <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: apt: Apt should be prepared for internationalisation
First off, I set this to "normal" and not "wishlist" because all
Debian package tools (dpkg, dselect) as of now are internationalised and
apt should be too ASAP
Apt currently does not provided any kind of internationalisation support
for any of the tools (apt-cache, apt-cdrom, apt-get and apt-config), all
these programs should be internationalised with gettext.
If they are not, users will have a strange mixture of languages when using
1.- dbootstrap (basic installation) is internationalised
2.- taksel is too
3.- dselect is too
4.- apt is *not*
5.- dpkg is internationalised.
The only piece missing currently is apt.
-- System Information
Debian Release: 3.0
Kernel Version: Linux avalon 2.4.17 #1 SMP jue feb 14 17:13:26 CET 2002 i686 unknown
Versions of the packages apt depends on:
ii libc6 2.2.5-3 GNU C Library: Shared libraries and Timezone
ii libstdc++2.10- 2.95.4-1 The GNU stdc++ library
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