ubuntu-docs SRU / Xenial translation update

Gunnar Hjalmarsson gunnarhj at ubuntu.com
Thu Jun 9 20:05:55 UTC 2016

A friendly reminder of the coming translation update for Xenial.

For translations to be taken into account in the coming update, the
deadlines are:

* for ubuntu-docs:
  Thursday June 16th

* for (most) other packages whose translations are handled via language
  Thursday June 23rd

/ Gunnar

On 2016-05-27 01:42, Gunnar Hjalmarsson wrote:
> Hi translators!
> The first language pack update for Xenial will happen in a few
> weeks. This is the plan:
> https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Translations/XenialXerus/ReleaseSchedule
> I'll get back to you when it's time to test.
> But before the new language packs are built, you may want to give a
> shot with untranslated strings. Even if your language is well
> translated, I'd like to mention that a few late (post
> DocumentationStringFreeze) changes of translatable strings have been
> made. This is especially true for the Ubuntu Desktop Guide (package
> ubuntu-docs), where there are 30+ new or changed strings.
> The stable release update (SRU) of ubuntu-docs is now done, and the 
> translation template has been uploaded to Launchpad. A current
> version of ubuntu-docs is available for your convenience in this
> PPA:
> https://launchpad.net/~ubuntu-core-doc/+archive/ubuntu/ppa
> Let me also take this opportunity to remind of the desire for many 
> languages to fine tune the ubuntu-docs translations by fixing
> Mallard syntax errors:
> https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-translators/2016-March/007129.html
>  The deadline for the Xenial update of the ubuntu-docs translations
> is on June 16th, i.e. in three weeks. For most other packages,
> translations made by June 23rd will be reflected in the first
> language pack update for Xenial.
> I think this is it. Don't hesitate to ask for clarifications.

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