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Re: i18n of tasksel (and cdebconf)

[Tomohiro KUBOTA]
> I would like to supply Japanese translation (po files) for tasksel.
> However, it is already reported [1] that tasksel has problems on
> handling of multibyte and multicolumn characters like Japanese.  Thus,
> addition of Japanese translation may cause Mojibake [2].
> [1] http://lists.debian.org/debian-i18n/2003/debian-i18n-200308/msg00020.html
> [2] http://www.debian.or.jp/~kubota/mojibake/

The problems with character handling in tasksel do not seem to be
reported into BTS.  At least, I was unable to find it on

> I can supply a patch for tasksel because I have already tested it,
> but there seem some (possible) problems on this solution:

The tasksel maintainer Joey Hess would know more about these issues.

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