Subject: Re: Translated manual pages
To: Noriyuki Soda <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Perry E. Metzger <email@example.com>
Date: 10/28/2002 23:07:39
Noriyuki Soda <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> >>>>> On Tue, 29 Oct 2002 12:26:45 +0900 (JST),
> MAEKAWA Masahide <email@example.com> said:
> >> Is the person really against the work that oki-san, saitoh-san
> >> and other developers' made?
> > Slightly wrong.
> > I heard that:
> > No localized documentations are necessary for NetBSD.
> > If you want to use NetBSD, learn English and read documentation in English.
> This means most people in japan shouldn't use NetBSD.
> I say such opinion is just wrong.
Japanese users are very useful to us, but it is hard for Japanese to
learn English and for English speakers to learn Japanese. Translated
documentation is very important.
I favor having translated documentation in the base system. Perhaps in
a separate syspkg so not everyone need install it. However, I think it is
required that it be part of the base system, so that it will be
Perry E. Metzger firstname.lastname@example.org