Subject: Re: new pages
To: Jan Schaumann <>
From: Hubert Feyrer <>
List: netbsd-docs
Date: 12/01/2001 02:13:01
On Fri, 30 Nov 2001, Jan Schaumann wrote:
> > About Umlaute etc., I don't have a problem to use ISO 8859-1 (=E4, =F6,
> > =FC) instead, but that's my personal opinion.
> In HTML they SHOULD be replaced with entities (or even MUST?) to comply
> with w3's validator, IIRC.  Also, I, for example, don't have those keys
> on my keyboard ;-)

Neither do I, but I have FrameMaker-like macros in my .emacs. ;-)
But I guess we're right, we should aim for entities if the standards
request so.

> Ok, here's what I thought I'd do:

Sounds ok to me. (I don't really care how you organize things ;-)
Maybe make sure you don't run into problems when importing things from
NetBSD's htdocs into your private repository... ;-)

> My thought-process was that on we can
> interchange English and German and debate specific German issues.  I
> would suggest that we (the people translating the pages and checking
> things in and out of my CVS server) continue to use this list.  To make
> a clear distinction between this list and, I'd
> suggest to make German the default language on netbsd-docs-de.  Other,
> general discussions (such as this) can then be held in English on
>, which, if necessary or appropriate can be CC'd
> to both.
> Too complicated / redundant?

Well, see "visibility". ;-)
But I guess we can try it that way for a start, and change things later if

 - Hubert

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