Third Natty langpack update delayed

Hannie lafeber-dumoleyn2 at
Sat Aug 6 08:59:18 UTC 2011

I am still anxiously waiting for the Dutch translation of the 
Gnome-user-docs to appear in the Dutch version of Natty. When can I 
expect to see them in the Dutch version of Natty?

Op 15-07-11 11:31, David Planella schreef:
> El dv 15 de 07 de 2011 a les 10:16 +0100, en/na Matthew East va
> escriure:
>> On 14 July 2011 23:57, Gabor Kelemen<kelemeng at>  wrote:
>>> Hi all
>>> If you follow [1], you could have expected a call for testing the packages
>>> for the third langpack update of Natty. Unfortunately, we had to delay this
>>> by a week.
>>> The reason for this is that we failed to request a full language pack update
>>> as a base of the update, and this makes it impossible to ship the updated
>>> gnome-user-docs translations, what was requested in [2] and also here in the
>>> last few days. This mistake was corrected yesterday, and next weeks packages
>>> should contain the docs too. Only after that will the call for testing be
>>> sent out.
>> Thanks for taking care of this, I wasn't aware that there needed to be
>> a special request for including docs translations so it's good that
>> you were watching this.
> Yeah, this skipped our radar too. There are two types of language packs:
>        * Delta language packs (contain only translations changed since
>          the last full language pack, are automatically created on the
>          weekly translations PPA)
>        * Full language pack (contain all translations and need to be
>          requested and generated manually)
> Documentation updates are only contained in full language packs.
> In the future, I think both teams (docs and translations) should try to
> better coordinate SRU updates.
> Here is our schedule:
> We should probably post the announcements on the docs list too, and in
> the same way, I think it'd be really useful if the docs team posts the
> announcements on upcoming uploads on the translators list too.
>> It would be brilliant if you could check that the translations from
>> the gnome-user-docs package in natty-proposed will also be included,
>> as this has not yet been copied over to natty-updates.
> I believe it being in natty-proposed should be enough for the language
> packs to pick them up, but we'll double check. Thanks for the heads up.
> Martin, I've included you on CC to see if you can answer this question.
> In short, we've requested a full Natty language pack export that should
> be available on Wednesday next week, and we'd like it to include the
> contents of the gnome-user-docs package in natty-proposed.
> Is it enough for it to be in -proposed for its translations to be picked
> up by the full language pack?
> Thanks.
> Cheers,
> David.

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