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Re: comps change for Fedora 11: removal of specspo?

On Wed, May 13, 2009 at 7:33 PM, Bill Nottingham <notting redhat com> wrote:
> A week ago we were dealing with how to make both the DVD images
> fit on a DVD, and the Live images fit on a CD. We made the decision
> to remove specspo from the base group:
> http://cvs.fedoraproject.org/viewvc/comps/comps-f11.xml.in?r1=1.210&r2=1.211
> based on the following reasons:
> 1) The translations in it have not been updated since October of 2007
> 2) I was unable to ascertain a functional upstream for this package,
> so there both are no updated translations that could be pulled, nor
> a way to actually submit updated ones

>From what I see, translations have been submitted for this module for F9 & F10:

 - http://cvs.fedoraproject.org/viewvc/specspo/dist/summary/?root=elvis&sortby=date#dirlist
 - http://cvs.fedoraproject.org/viewvc/specspo/dist/desc/?root=elvis&sortby=date#dirlist

> That being said, in retrospect, this should be run past the localization
> steering committee.
> Would you prefer obsolete, incomplete, and unfixable (at this time)
> translations for package summaries and descriptions over no translations?
> If so, we can put this back and try and find the space elsewhere.

I'd prefer this, to be honest. Any translations are better than no
translations. To avoid submitting to this module, we can just disable
it in Tx (it already is disabled, BTW).

Let's make sure in the future this gets mentioned before the
development freeze, if possible. AFAICT no translation work has been
done for this release.


Dimitris Glezos
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"He who gives up functionality for ease of use
loses both and deserves neither." (Anonymous)

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