On Wed, 2004-09-29 at 07:30 +0200, Christian Perrier wrote: > As you probably have noticed, both packages you maintain are listed in > Debian Installer "level 4" translation list > (http://people.debian.org/~seppy/d-i/translation-status.html) > I didn't think d-i used dpkg, but used udpkg? > I'm am under the impression that you all care about l10n as much as > possible but may lack the needed resources for being able to handle > the flow of translation updates you receive (please correct me if I'm > wrong...false impressions come very quickly). > Actually I've simply not been processing them. > Hence, this is a formal help offer for beginning to take care of > l10n-related bugs on both packages, just like I'm already doing for > several packages involved in Debian Installer l10n statistics > (iso-codes, console-data, console-common, popcon, debconf, aptitude, > tasksel, base-config, discover1, shadow...). > If you want to act as a gateway for l10n bugs, I have no objection... > I have now established a work method for each package l10n, which > always includes some basic checks, and may include specific checks for > the packages (such as "no breaking space", for instance..:-))). > > This does not only includes commiting fixes to package's repositories > but also properly tagging bug reports and handling changelog entries. > I'm pretty much working on dpkg in arch now, it's a far more capable system than CVS for multi-person working. It'd be best for me if you tagged off my arch repository and did the l10n updates there. > At the minimum, if such co-maintenance is not OK for you, please at > least consider some temporary help in order to get a translation > upload of your packages before the distribution release. There is > still maybe time enough for that. > I have already specifically ruled out making such a release, on the basis that a rushed translation job would be worse than no translation job. Scott -- Have you ever, ever felt like this? Had strange things happen? Are you going round the twist?
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