Osamu Aoki | 2 Nov 18:19 2003
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Re: Naming schemes of DDP documents

On Sun, Nov 02, 2003 at 06:25:28PM +0100, Frank Lichtenheld wrote:
> Hi.
> 
> While checking links on www.debian.org I spotted a problem
> with the DDP documents listed on www.debian.org/doc. There
> exist at least to naming schemes for languages with a "sublanguage"
> (like pt_BR and zh_TW):
> 
> 1.) xx-xx for all formats
> 	(i.e. <manual>.pt-br.{html,ps,pdf,txt})
> 2.) xx-xx for html and xx_XX for all other formats 
> 	(i.e. <manual>.pt-br.html but <manual>.pt_BR.{txt,ps,pdf})
> 
> This causes some dead links on www.debian.org.
> I wonder on which site this should be fixed? There are three possibilities:

Old discussion which we have no solid conclusion/

> 1.) use naming scheme 1 for all documents and file bugs against
> non-conforming ones
> 2.) dito, but use scheme 2
> 3.) let support www.debian.org/doc/ support both schemes
> 			
> Which one is it? (I can take care myself of 3 or file the bugs related 
> to 1 or 2)
> 
> Gruesse,

We need to agree not just these but many more for consistency.

I like 1) but if 2) is chosen, we may do like
  <manual>.pt_BR.ISO-8859-1.{txt,ps,pdf}
   or
  <manual>.pt_BR.UTF-8.{txt,ps,pdf}

I think FreeBSD did so.

Anyway, come visit:

 http://www.debian.org/doc/manuals/ddp-policy/ddp-policy.en.html
  and see
 http://www.debian.org/doc/manuals/ddp-policy/

Osamu


Gmane