[Debian-in-workers] The story so far...
Jaldhar H. Vyas
Jaldhar H. Vyas" <email@example.com
Mon, 19 Apr 2004 16:47:32 -0400 (EDT)
Here is a list of India-related software that is already packaged in
iiimf-htt-le-indic - Indic language engine for iiimf-htt-server
[What is this? Did anyone try it?)
kde-i18n-bn - Bengali translations for KDE
kde-i18n-hi - Hindi translations for KDE
kde-i18n-ta - Tamil translations for KDE
openoffice.org-l10n-hi-in - Hindi language package for openoffice.org
tamil-gtk2im - Tamil input method for GTK-2
ttf-bangla-fonts - Bengali truetype fonts
ttf-malayalam-fonts - Malayalam truetype fonts
ttf-tamil-fonts - Tamil truetype fonts
Did I miss anything?
Here is stuff I or a sponsee am packaging:
aspell-bn - Bengali dictionary for aspell
libunicode-indic-perl - transliterate Indian languages from ASCII to Unicode
ttf-indic-fonts - trutype fonts for Devanagari, Gujarati, and Gurmukhi.
And here is stuff that needs further investigation:
* Indian language packs for mozilla. Are there any?
* Indlinux.orgs' milan live CD has a lot of translations for GNOME. Have
they been integrated into Debians' GNOME packages? (http://www.indlinux.org/)
* Ankur project has software and GNOME translations for Bengali. How
much of this needs to be added to Debian? (http://www.banglinux.org/)
* Sarovar hosts some open source software relating to India. Anything
worth packaging? (http://www.sarovar.org/)
* Hindi dictionary. Is this useful? worth packaging?
* The new Debian Installer. Can we localize it in Indian languages? My
understanding is that the big problem is that it is currently text-mode
only. I don't think Indian languages can be displayed on the console.
Is that true? If it is, the stalled GTK+ frontend will have to be
completed. Can anyone do this? Another suggestion was to localize the
anaconda installer from Red Hat which has been ported to Debian by
Well that's what I have so far. If you have anything to add please do.
Jaldhar H. Vyas <firstname.lastname@example.org>
La Salle Debain - http://www.braincells.com/debian/