Subject: Re: Request new category
To: None <>
From: Masao Uebayashi <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 02/05/2002 14:10:08

> _Lots_ of people come to me and ask, "how can I use Korean on NetBSD?"
> Then my answer is always same, "No, you can't for now." They simply
> give up using NetBSD. :-( I know they often have difficulty in 
> reading English text. 

(*nod* *nod*)

> Situation is much better in FreeBSD. FreeBSD ports provides dozens
> of entries in korean category, and many people feel comfortable with
> them. That's one of the reasons why FreeBSD is more popular than
> NetBSD in Korea.
> So I have wished we had a category for korean in the pkgsrc. If we
> can grab more attention from non-English speaking users, why not?
> For the same reason, I vote for chinese category (you have all the
> right to decision as the core member and chief maintainer of pkgsrc ;-).

I don't think that creating a new category and adding a package of the
category are so related.  But if you feel that it's easier to add a
package with the category, the category may need to be added. :-)

Wishing more packages added,