Suggestion: Faster lanugage pack update after final release
Ask Hjorth Larsen
asklarsen at gmail.com
Thu Sep 23 22:38:18 BST 2010
On Thu, Sep 23, 2010 at 11:24 PM, Kenneth Nielsen <k.nielsen81 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hallo everyone
> I would also really like to have regular, fast and frequent language
> pack releases, so I think we should try and get this thread going
> again. I have made a draft for a template, from which we can create
> language pack release schedules for the individual releases. I have
> already discussed this with David to work in some of his ideas for the
> schedule and now I would very much like your feedback.
> The schedule is designed in such a way, that there will be 5 language
> pack updates for an ordinary release and 8 for a LTS. The first one
> will be made already after 2 weeks, to allow us to get rid of those
> very few but very ugly mistakes that sometimes pop up.
> The amount of releases may sound like a lot, but keep in mind that you
> are not _required_ to release a language pack on all these occasions.
> These will work merely as the times where you have the _opportunity_
> to release one. The idea is that if you want to release a language
> pack, you should test it in the way described in the quality assurance
> page and put your language name on the list (we will then reset the
> page after each language pack release), and if you don't want to
> release a language pack update you simply do nothing ;)
> Let me know what you think.
> Regards Kenneth Nielsen
>  https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Translations/LanguagePackUpdatesQA/LanguagePackUpdateScheduleTemplate
>  https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Translations/LanguagePackUpdatesQA
I think it's great. While the exact dates are not important, the
existence of a fixed schedule makes everything simple to figure out,
and the quick update in the beginning is particularly welcome. Thank
you for creating the wiki page and getting things going.
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