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Launchpad entry: https://blueprints.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+spec/help-for-each-languages (before bug #80978)
Packages affected: language-support-*
Now help files for Gnome aplications are delivered in application package. I suggest create a deb package with help files for each language. Example: help-pack-gnome-pl-base, help-pack-pl-base (like a language-pack-gnome-pl-base, language-pack-pl-base)
Help files now: /usr/share/gnome/help/''aplication name''/''code of language'' (eg. /usr/share/gnome/help/gedit/fr)
I think that separation give reason to speed translate help files to other languages. And less space on disk (and CD) was save...
Data preservation and migration