Re: Quick impressions of Rossetta
Christian Perrier <email@example.com>
> Quoting MJ Ray (firstname.lastname@example.org):
> > Is Rosetta free software yet?
> No. But (guessing that a secret *real* question is hidden behind your
> public question) that does not prevent us to show interest for it, as
> the official word from Ubuntu is that it will/could become free "at
> some moment in the future".
The official word from LPI is that xamnet will be free at
some moment in the future. It's been years. Vapourware
> Forgive me if there was no secret question behind yours, of course,
> but, ahem, I have some doubts..:)
No, there wasn't: I was only curious whether it was still vapour.
I wasn't going to lay into it, but seeing as you've made such a
spirited defence, I'd best make an attack to help save face:
> If Rosetta ever becomes free, then it will become one of the
> alternatives we have for Debian i18n infrastructure and we'd better be
> ready for it *before*.
If Rosetta never becomes free, any work reviewing it or
getting "ready for it" would have been better spent on another
system. Working for it based on will-be-free vapour is foolish.
Hope that explains,
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