Subject: Re: Translated manual pages
To: Martin Husemann <>
From: Ignatios Souvatzis <>
List: current-users
Date: 10/29/2002 20:37:52
On Tue, Oct 29, 2002 at 10:46:57AM +0100, Martin Husemann wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 29, 2002 at 12:48:23AM -0600, Peter Seebach wrote:
> > Imagine, if you
> > will, that someone who *doesn't* speak Japanese makes a change to something
> > which needs to be documented.  What's this person supposed to do about
> > the localized man page?
> Nothing. The commit script will notice and automagically file a ticket
> for the approriate queues, so the translation teams can handle their native
> language version of the man page.

The hard problem is to ensure that the translator does understand the
original version _technically_.