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Re: news/pan and mk/tools/

On Sat 17 Nov 2018 at 19:36:29 +0100, Joerg Sonnenberger wrote:
> On Sat, Nov 17, 2018 at 07:03:29PM +0100, Rhialto wrote:
> > "Fixing" all of these by adding the burden of pre-generating some files
> > for them for each version update on the respective maintainers doesn't
> > sound good to me.
> Slap the maintainer into not pointlessly requiring full modern gettext
> sounds like a perfectly reasonable approach to me. Heck, that's exactly
> how gettext was supposed to be usable...

Sorry, I meant the maintainers of the pkgsrc packages, i.e. "us", not
the upstream maintainers. Getting the upstream maintainers (all or in
majority) to change their use of gettext stuff I estimate as quite
unlikely. Even though I would like to as you suggest...

___ Olaf 'Rhialto' Seibert  -- "What good is a Ring of Power
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