Deadline for translations on live-cd

Ask Hjorth Larsen asklarsen at gmail.com
Sat Sep 18 13:08:46 BST 2010


Hi

On Sat, Sep 18, 2010 at 5:24 AM, Dylan McCall <dylanmccall at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 17, 2010 at 8:04 PM, Ask Hjorth Larsen <asklarsen at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi
>>
>> There have been multiple surprising string changes past the deadline
>> lately.  What exactly is the deadline for translations that go on the
>> live-cd?
>>
>> If the translations have already been exported for the live-cd, then I
>> cannot guarantee that our translations are complete.  I request an
>> extension of the deadline into at least the middle of next week, else
>> we probably can't test the live-cd (again).
>>
>> Regards
>> Ask
>
>
> I am one of the maintainers responsible for these problems. (The
> installer slideshow finally landed new strings on the day of the non
> language pack translation _deadline_).
>
> Evan sent a message on the subject, too:
> https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-doc/2010-September/015205.html
>
> Testing is one thing that can definitely suffer from passing deadlines
> like this. What I will do to make this easier with my project is a
> weekly build of the slideshow, including translations, at:
> http://people.ubuntu.com/~dylanmccall/ubiquity-slideshow-ubuntu/preview/
> (And I'll make it reasonably friendly to use while I'm at it. For next
> week, you will be able to specify the language to view).
>
> As I understand it, Ubiquity and so on will be getting quite frequent
> releases up to the final freeze. I am also interested to know what the
> reason for the non-language pack deadline is, just so I can understand
> this scenario better :)
>
>
> Dylan

Thank you for the quick reply, but maybe I wasn't clear enough:

  What is the deadline now?

Regards
Ask



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