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Re: A stern warning of things to come



Chris Lumens (clumens redhat com) said: 
> >    1) has exactly the six offical languages of the United Nations
> >       (Arabic, Chinese (Mandarin), English, French, Russian and Spanish:
> >        http://www.un.org/Depts/DGACM/faq_languages.htm)
> > or 2) has the only the language+locale of your favorite developer.
> > 
> > Such an initrd will be about 30% smaller.  Advertise this cost
> > of the "all languages" policy.  The result might be support for
> > a few editions (say, 4) that are restricted by language+locale
> > in order to reduce size.
> 
> I wouldn't mind doing this, but the end result would be more install
> images that would need testing.  This would put more of a burden on QA.
> It'd also result in an even more confusing website, and I already have
> trouble finding what I want to download there.

Also, if you really want to gain space in this manner, Chinese is one
of the languages you drop.

Bill


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