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Re: Summary of the 2008-03-11 Packaging Committee meeting



On Thu, 2008-03-13 at 18:47 +0100, Nicolas Mailhot wrote:
> Le jeudi 13 mars 2008 à 17:47 +0100, Ralf Corsepius a écrit :
> > On Thu, 2008-03-13 at 09:41 -0500, Toshio Kuratomi wrote:
> > > Ralf Corsepius wrote:
> > > > On Thu, 2008-03-13 at 01:25 -0500, Toshio Kuratomi wrote:
> > > >> One of the problems I have with "ban packages with unicode names" is 
> > > >> that it doesn't consider what to do when a package name upstream is 
> > > >> non-ASCii.
> > > > Transliterate/translate them to ASCII.
> > > >
> > > This is a proposal I am strongly -1 to.
> > 
> > IMO, you are making fuzz about nothing. For most languages such native
> > transliterations exist.
> 
> IMHO you are woefully unaware of the fuzziness of a transliteration
> process.
Manual transliteration?


> And that is without taking national sensitivities into account. You may
> not care people transliterate your name but that's not the case of
> everyone.
I am well aware this is a special problem in France.




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