Consolidating the various freezes

Matt Zimmerman mdz at
Fri Sep 21 20:32:10 BST 2007

On Fri, Sep 14, 2007 at 02:33:26PM +0100, Matthew East wrote:
> For these sorts of cases it strikes me that actually the freeze system
> is a bit inflexible, and what we really want is a period of time
> during when UI string changes are possible, but where they are
> relevant to documentation, get notified to the docteam and can be
> quickly fixed before it becomes impossible to change any strings in
> documentation. I believe Gnome has a notification period like this,
> and it seems to work.

This is actually always how the "freeze" was intended, though I don't think
it was adequately communicated or documented (this is what Martin is working
to fix).

 - mdz

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