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Re: Suggestions for DDTP

On Thu, Jul 05, 2007 at 11:19:53AM +0200, Jens Seidel wrote:
> Hi Michael,


> a few questions/remarks/suggestions about DDTP:
> * GET package_name lang is not documented in your mail guide


> * Trying to fetch multiple packages
>    GET luola-levels popa3d de.UTF-8
>   results in
>   ERROR: get
>     missing number or package name

ok, maybe I should change this

> * Do I get the testing or sid version using GET package lang? How
>   to change this?

you get the last description (normal: sid) 

> * As many encodings are wrong it would be nice if you could test for
>   proper encoding. The accept mails (which are wrong encoded as well :-))
>   from DDTP seem already to test this (according to the messages in the
>   the mail) but it does not work properly. I suggest to search (at least
>   for German) in suspected UTF-8 encoded data files for à (utf-8 encoded
>   umlauts (ä, ü, ...) considered as latin1) and � (could please anybody
>   explain how this results?) and to reject these translations with a
>   "probably wrong encoding" message? A new flag "force" in the subject could
>   bypass the test (if these characters are indeed valid).

oh, the ddtp should test encoding. If this is not working, this is a

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