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Re: (forw) Google Summer of Code 2007 - mentors and project ideas wanted

On Sun, Mar 18, 2007 at 08:37:39AM +0100, Christian Perrier wrote:
> > This just need the modified apt, synaptics that are waiting somewhere
> > into experimental IIRC. 
> > 
> > Could we manage the po-debconf the in the same way? 
> I don't see how, with the current tools and package organisation.
> The translations have to be included in the templates file, as
> DEBIAN/templates, so interaction with the maintainer at the package
> build time is mandatory.

Once the new i18n server is up and running it should be as simple as
adding a new debhelper tool which downloads new translations at build
time. This requires no action of the maintainer except the initial

Or does the policy forbid such steps (downloads, ...) during package


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