[Pkg-bazaar-maint] ship developers docs or not?

James Westby jw+debian at jameswestby.net
Wed Aug 29 16:35:37 UTC 2007

On (29/08/07 09:37), Ian Clatworthy wrote:
> Robert Collins wrote:
> > Specifically, what to do with languages in the packaging - should we
> > ship just english for now (trivial to do), or split out the docs by
> > language, or ... ?
> In the long term, splitting out by language sounds the right thing to
> do. In the short term, given we only have English docs so far in 0.90, I
> wouldn't bother (unless not bothering will cause users pain down the
> track when we do).

I'm not so sure that splitting out a package per language is a good
idea. I can envisage a situation where there are more languages than
files in each package. If it gets large then a bzr-doc package can be

The trade-off is between unwanted files on a user's computer, and the
overhead of extra binary packages (in terms of maintenance and the
strain on resources etc.).



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