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Re: translations of GNU manuals

From: Andrew Clausen
Subject: Re: translations of GNU manuals
Date: Fri, 1 Feb 2002 06:38:19 +1100
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On Thu, Jan 31, 2002 at 02:32:17PM -0500, Karl Berry wrote:
>     gcal comes with a translated manual, too.  
> Ah.  It looks to me like gcal attempts to install only the language for
> current system.  It seems better to install everything.

If LINGUAS is set, then only those should be installed...?
> The only reasonable approach I can think of is
> $(infodir)/$(LANG)/*.info
> And since the overwhelming majority of distributions don't have any
> translated manuals, I think putting English manuals directly in
> $(infodir) is still reasonable, for now.  $(infodir)/en could be a
> symlink to `.' ...

Sounds reasonable.

Anyway, it really make little difference where you
store it...users don't invoke the full path.

> The dir file can be hand-edited to include whichever manuals in
> whichever order is desirable at the local site.  In practice, the dir
> file pretty much has to be hand-edited anyway.

Should be changed to allow for some i18n via LC_*?


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