Re: Debian localization presentation information sources.
- Date: Fri, 19 Apr 2019 09:51:48 -0000 (UTC)
- From: Curt <curty@xxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: Debian localization presentation information sources.
On 2019-04-19, Paul Sutton <zleap@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> In writing the presentation I am working on, I appears that there is
> some inconsistency with regard to languages Debian has been translated
> in to.
> 1, https://www.debian.org/devel/debian-installer/News/2019/20190415
> Localization status
> 76 languages are supported in this release.
> Full translation for 38 of them.
That seems clear enough.
> and yet this page (which was my original source)
> 2, https://www.debian.org/international/index.en.html
> Suggests only 30.
Suggests only 30 what? AFAIK there are 30 Debian language pages
available that "contain information on using Debian in non-English
languages," which should be conflated neither with the 76 languages
supported for the Buster release, nor the 38 full translations available
Maybe I'm wrong.
> Is this just an oversight or should each page either have the same
> information or perhaps update . Granted it may never have the exact
> mirrored information,
IMO there is no oversight.
> Just a thought
“Let us again pretend that life is a solid substance, shaped like a globe,
which we turn about in our fingers. Let us pretend that we can make out a plain
and logical story, so that when one matter is despatched--love for instance--
we go on, in an orderly manner, to the next.” - Virginia Woolf, The Waves