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Re: specspo and PackageKit



On Tue, 2008-09-23 at 09:46 -0400, Matthias Clasen wrote:
> On Tue, 2008-09-23 at 11:36 +0200, Gianluca Sforna wrote:
> > On Tue, Sep 23, 2008 at 11:09 AM, Richard Hughes <hughsient gmail com> wrote:
> > > Quick question: should PackageKit depend on specspo? If you have the
> > > specspo package installed then you get localised package names and
> > > descriptions in the client applications, but dragging in specspo adds a
> > > 6.9Mb download and 22.7Mb install dep.
> > >
> > 
> > Are there statistics about localization coverage in spec files? The
> > bloat is even less desirable if only a handful of packages are going
> > to benefit...
> 
> If we want to be able to say with a straight face that we have an
> end-user software installation application, then translated package
> descriptions are pretty much a must.

I don't think he was saying we shouldn't translate the pkgs - I think he
was saying - specspo might just be a bad solution.

for example - translating pkgs might best be served by translating the
metadata in external files.

-sv



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