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Re: Bug#500532: please improve english NEWS.Debian text


On Tue, Oct 07, 2008 at 10:01:21AM +0900, Hideki Yamane wrote:
> Hi,
>  Thank you all! I'd like to do below. How about this?
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------
> ttf-kochi (1.0.20030809-6) unstable; urgency=low
>   -------------------------------------------------------------------
>   | Please use ttf-sazanami-{mincho,gothic}, instead of ttf-kochi   |
>   -------------------------------------------------------------------
>   Upstream development of the kochi fonts has been discontinued. The author
>   of these fonts suggests as a replacement the use of the kochi-based
>   "sazanami" fonts. These fix several glyphs which are corrupted in the
>   kochi fonts.
>  -- Hideki Yamane (Debian-JP) <henrich@debian.or.jp>  Fri, 26 Sep 2008 18:33:35 +0900
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------

I'm fine with this text. But I'm not really an english native speaker. I like it that
the text is now shorter, but perhaps you could mention that ttf-sazanami-* is the name
of a Debian package. I'm not sure if this is clear to less experienced users.

Another question: Why don't you simply replace the ttf-kochi package with a transitional
package depending on the sazanami fonts? This way the note wouldn't be necessary, because 
users wouldn't have to take action. 


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