Re: Manual page translations

At Wed, 24 May 2006 15:01:19 +0200,
Danilo Segan wrote:
> It can't be harmful for languages such as Vietnamese since it requires
> UTF-8 and Unicode support for proper display.  If you don't have it,
> there is no much use in even trying to look at the translated manpages.

If someone submits vi translation of the bash manpage, for instance,
and it is included in the next bash release, a Vietnamese user will
see garbled text when he/she types `man bash' to view it (unless, of
course, he/she goes through the hassle of patching groff).

"Every non-free program has a lord, a master --
and if you use the program, he is your master." --RMS

[Date Prev][Date Next]   [Thread Prev][Thread Next]   [Thread Index] [Date Index] [Author Index]