Language support summary/discussion

Matt Zimmerman mdz at
Wed Feb 23 16:14:51 CST 2005

On Wed, Feb 16, 2005 at 03:31:08PM +0000, Paul Sladen wrote:

> On Wed, 16 Feb 2005, Martin Pitt wrote:
> > These account for approx. 30 MB worth of language-pack debs [..]
> > add langpacks from the top of the list until 20 MB are reached.
> [I apologise for commenting when I was not at the -meeting...]
> I find it crazy that an internationalised Operating System (one intended to 
> have wider support than any other before it) is cutting the allocated CD
> space from < 5% down to 3%.

As discussed during the meeting, the reason for being conservative in
allocating space is that the system _will_ grow as time goes on, and we
don't want to be in a position of having to drop some language packs from
the CD as a result.

 - mdz

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