[arch-dev-public] [arch-dev] [goals] i18n

Jason Chu jason at archlinux.org
Thu May 3 22:52:21 EDT 2007

On Thu, May 03, 2007 at 11:18:15PM +0200, Andreas Radke wrote:
> i'm against offering any localization from the devs. it's a big amount
> of packages we don't know how important they are or better how often
> they are used*.

Is there some way we can find this out instead of just guessing one way or
the other?

> arch is developed and documented primarly in english and so we should
> concentrate to offer a good en_US.utf8 base. nothing more from the core.

I don't see why we can't also have good i18n support.

> i suggest to lay i18n packages back into the community's hand. those
> packages are often easy to maintain but a hell of work for the
> rebuilders.

Don't the people who maintain these packages have scripts that will just
build them all?

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