Un-asked-for-language support

Rahul Sundaram sundaram at fedoraproject.org
Wed Nov 25 15:47:23 UTC 2009

On 11/25/2009 09:17 PM, Karel Volný wrote:

>>  Face it,  packages are always going to contain locale
>>  information which you don't need.
> never say never ... or always :-)
> I remember seeing some discussion if it is doable to split the 
> localised data into separate packages - from what I recall, the 
> answer is positive in principle, so now it is just waiting for 
> someone to do the dirty job (btw, Gentoo already does this for a 
> lot of packages)

Do you even realize how many thousands of new sub packages your proposal
would require and the cost of doing so in terms of metadata increase
etc?  I don't think so.


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