Fwd: HEADS-UP! URGENT! Major problem with translations for Hardy and Intrepid.

Bruno Patri bruno.patri at gmail.com
Ven 16 Jan 19:32:00 UTC 2009


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Sujet : HEADS-UP! URGENT! Major problem with translations for Hardy and 
Intrepid.
Date : vendredi 16 janvier 2009
De : Arne Goetje <arne at canonical.com>
À : Ubuntu Translators <ubuntu-translators at lists.ubuntu.com>

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Dear translation team leads,

we have a major problem with translations in Hardy and Intrepid which
needs your attention NOW!

It turns out that several translated msgstrings contain format strings
(i.e. %s, %d, etc.) where the msgid doesn't, or the number of format
attributes in msgstr and msgid does not match.

This causes several applications to crash!

We treat this as a severe regression and security issue which needs
urgent attention.

We have prepared a list of potentially affected files (attached) and
need you to check all of those for this type of error and fix them
immediately.

We cannot build new langpacks with those faulty strings present in the
database.

Please see the attached list, investigate and fix the faulty strings.

When finished, please report back which languages you have fixed.

I cannot stress this enough: this is a severe regression in stable
releases. Please mobilize all resources to help fixing this problem.

Thanks a lot!

Arne
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