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Re: Would an (l10n) NMU of atlas interfere with the gfortran trnasition?

On Mon, Mar 24, 2008 at 12:23:34PM +0100, Christian Perrier wrote:
> (CC'ing Riku and Matthias for the sake of it. No need to CC me on
> replies, I read -release)

> I was working on a possible NMU of atlas3 to fix its longstanding
> debconf l10n issues.

> Raphaël Laboissière then mentioned /me that atlas3 will probably
> disappear at some moment....but, on the other hand, the "atlas"
> package could benefit from these debconf l10n improvements (strings
> are identical among packages) such as things he reported in #472366

> So, an l10n NMU of atlas would make sense.

No comment on the transition issues, but I hope you're fixing these l10n
issues by removing all of the idiotic debconf templates *completely* from
the package.  No one needs a library package popping up a high-priority
debconf note to read the contents of /proc/cpuinfo to them, and my gorge
rises every time I see one of these debconf notes from the atlas family of

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