[Dict-common-dev] Re: Bug#278747: dictionaries-common: Please support iso-8859-15

Agustin Martin agustin.martin@hispalinux.es
Wed, 10 Nov 2004 21:56:11 +0100

I sent this message to dict-common-dev from a misconfigured system
and I guess it was rejected, sending it again, next week below
referred to this week

On Thu, Nov 04, 2004 at 01:55:22PM +0100, Lionel Elie Mamane wrote:

> My plan, once latin 9 is accepted by the dictionaries policy, was to
> have an entry with encoding latin9 and one entry with encoding latin0
> and Extended-Character-Mode latin1. Actually, I was about to file this
> suggestion in the BTS when I saw that latin9 is forbidden by the
> dictionaries policy.

That sounds reasonable at the current state of the emacs problem.

If there are no objections or somebody propose something better I plan
to include iso-8859-15 in ispell.el at some time in next week, and
modify the policy for that.

> > Even if emacs20 is no longer in sarge, dicts using latin0 should
> > probably confict with it.
> Argh, no. It makes sense to have emacs20 and a dictionary that won't
> work in it installed at the same time! They both have their good and
> correct uses even if they won't work in collaboration.

Agreed, better not to add incompatibilities unless really needed. The
only dependency to be added will be for dicts having a iso-8859-15
emacs entry on a dictionaries-common version at least the one providing