digikam UI freeze exception request: New upstream version 1.2.0

Adi Roiban adi at roiban.ro
Mon Apr 12 19:19:11 BST 2010

If you think that digikam 1.2 is better for users, as a translator I
don't want to block that :)

Even if the translations will not be finalized by the time of the
language-pack freeze, they can be updated in the next months using
regular language-pack updates.


On Mon, 2010-04-12 at 20:13 +0200, Christian Mangold wrote:
> Hi,
> copy and paste from Launchpad bug #561691 
> https://bugs.edge.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/digikam/+bug/561691
> Digikam was released in version 1.2 lately and it fixes a lot of bugs. The 
> article which introduced this new version mentioned 100 problems, that could 
> be resolved since the release of digikam 1.1.0.
> http://www.digikam.org/drupal/node/511
> Also all patches could be dropped, because they went upstream.
> I talked to the Gilles the main developer of digikam and he recommends to use 
> digikam 1.2 in Lucid.
> We are very late in the release cycle, but we should take care of shipping a 
> working digikam this time and the long list of fixed bugs seems to make it 
> advisable to upgrade.
> Digikam 1.2 was tested in the Kubuntu Backports PPA. No complaints so far and 
> it also works good for me.
> Regards Christian

Adi Roiban

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