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Re: Bug#70842: project: I want dpkg and apt supporting foreing languages because I can translate to Portuguese.

On Tue, 5 Sep 2000, Alfredo Kengi Kojima wrote:

> > I'd accept proper i18ning patches quite readily.. The trouble is that C++
> > iostreams just don't i18 very well.

> Would a patch that uses fprintf() instead of iostreams
> suffice?

Well, I don't see any option really. I'm not aware of any C++ standards
activity in this area so prtinf/fprintf are all that are left.

There are a bunch of error messages generated by the library that are
amazingly rare that I don't really want to see translated, that alone
should make this quite a managable task I think - the bulk of the changes
are in apt-get.cc


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