Suggestion: Faster lanugage pack update after final release

Andrej Žnidaršič andrej.znidarsic at gmail.com
Fri Sep 24 12:09:18 BST 2010


Great idea !

I also believe fixed, predicatble schedules are the best way to better
quality.

Regards

Andrej
Great things are not done by impulse, but by a series of small things
brought together.


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>   1. Re: Suggestion: Faster lanugage pack update after final
>      release (Kenneth Nielsen)
>   2. Re: Suggestion: Faster lanugage pack update after final
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>   3. Re: Suggestion: Faster lanugage pack update after final
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> Date: Thu, 23 Sep 2010 23:24:01 +0200
> From: Kenneth Nielsen <k.nielsen81 at gmail.com>
> Subject: Re: Suggestion: Faster lanugage pack update after final
>        release
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> 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[1] 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[2] 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
>
> [1]
> https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Translations/LanguagePackUpdatesQA/LanguagePackUpdateScheduleTemplate
> [2] https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Translations/LanguagePackUpdatesQA
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> Message: 2
> Date: Thu, 23 Sep 2010 23:27:49 +0200
> From: Kenneth Nielsen <k.nielsen81 at gmail.com>
> Subject: Re: Suggestion: Faster lanugage pack update after final
>        release
> To: Ubuntu Translators <ubuntu-translators at lists.ubuntu.com>
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> BTW. I should say, that in case we can come to an agreement on the
> schedule, I am volunteering to create the specific release schedules
> on the wiki along with google calendar links and ical files und alles
> ;)
>
> \Kenneth
>
> 2010/9/23 Kenneth Nielsen <k.nielsen81 at gmail.com>:
> > 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[1] 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[2] 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
> >
> > [1]
> https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Translations/LanguagePackUpdatesQA/LanguagePackUpdateScheduleTemplate
> > [2] https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Translations/LanguagePackUpdatesQA
> >
>
>
>
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> Message: 3
> Date: Thu, 23 Sep 2010 23:38:18 +0200
> From: Ask Hjorth Larsen <asklarsen at gmail.com>
> Subject: Re: Suggestion: Faster lanugage pack update after final
>        release
> To: Kenneth Nielsen <k.nielsen81 at gmail.com>
> Cc: Ubuntu Translators <ubuntu-translators at lists.ubuntu.com>
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> Hi translators
>
> 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[1] 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[2] 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
> >
> > [1]
> https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Translations/LanguagePackUpdatesQA/LanguagePackUpdateScheduleTemplate
> > [2] 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.
>
> Best regards
> Ask
>
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