Update gtranslator package?

BlueT - Matthew Lien - 練喆明 bluet at ubuntu-tw.org
Tue Apr 20 10:56:13 BST 2010


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+1
Totally agree with Aron and Milo.


Aron Xu wrote:
> +1 from me, 1.9.6 in Ubuntu is almost unusable because of the
> crash.
>
> Regards, Aron Xu
>
> On Tue, Apr 20, 2010 at 5:31 PM, Milo Casagrande
> <milo at casagrande.name> wrote:
>> Hi,
>>
>> we noticed only recently that the version of gtanslator that will
>> be shipped with Ubuntu 10.04 is 1.9.6 (released on September
>> 2009).
>>
>> This version has a serious issue that makes it literally unusable
>> (see https://launchpad.net/bugs/454940): gtranslator 1.9.6 tends
>> to crash too often due to misreading of PO headers. So,
>> basically, it's unusable.
>>
>> This is the situation we have right now: * Debian has the 1.9.9
>> release of gtranslator -> good * Luca Falavigna (DktrKrantz) can
>> build the Ubuntu package -> good * We need an exception -> bad
>>
>> Yes, unfortunately there are too many changes between .6 and .9
>> release, bugfixing but also feature additions and misc stuff.
>> Please note that gtranslator 1.9.x is a development version, so
>> the usage of latest available package is the best to do.
>>
>> Why I'm writing this here? Because we are looking for somebody
>> that could "grant" an exception for this package, and probably if
>> we have a big number of translators that would favor this, we can
>> move things forward.
>>
>> Do you know anybody that can "grant" us that exception?
>>
>> Thank you.
>>
>> -- Milo Casagrande <milo at casagrande.name>
>>
>> -- ubuntu-translators mailing list
>> ubuntu-translators at lists.ubuntu.com
>> https://lists.ubuntu.com/mailman/listinfo/ubuntu-translators
>>
>
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