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Bug#123250: acknowledged by developer (Fwd: mozilla-locale-es- es_0 .9.5-4_i386.changes is NEW (Tue, Dec 25, 2001 at 08:52:47PM +0100))

On Wed, Dec 26, 2001 at 02:41:18AM +0100, Eric Van Buggenhaut wrote:
> If I had put a 'closes:#123250' in debian/changelog, it'd have been
> closed too. Maybe you should talk to ftp-masters. See #126175.

Hm, I don't understand. Isn't -4 the first upload to Debian?

> > Anyway, my real concern is about the package name. Shouldn't it be
> > mozilla-locale-es? Is there anything that makes it Spain dependant?
> I followed the ISO codes, just like there's a mozilla-locale-de-at
> package.
> Both are valid because Spanish is talked in more than one country. If
> you live in Spain, you probably use es_ES as your locales and I use
> fr_BE as a Belgian French-speaking person.

Yeah, well. That's what I mean. Better do a package for all Spanish
speakers than specialize it for Spain. It's the same problem as with the
new Argentinian GNU translation team that we should try to avoid. I
don't see any sense in doing an es_ES package if both Mexicans and
Spanish users can use the translation.

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