Re: Module decisions for GNOME 2.14

On Sat, 2006-02-11 at 10:53 -0700, Elijah Newren wrote:
> On 2/11/06, Richard Hughes <hughsient gmail com> wrote:
> > On Sat, 2006-02-11 at 18:23 +0100, Vincent Untz wrote:
> > >   + gnome-power-manager: people like it, but some mor work is
> needed,
> > >     and more integration should be done. It won't go in for 2.14,
> but
> > >     we'd like to see a good integration work starting soon for
> 2.16.
> >
> > No worries. Does this mean I can start adding new translatable
> strings,
> > i.e. break string freeze? There's loads of stuff for wireless mice,
> > PDA's and UPS's queued up at the moment.
> Yes, this means that you are not subject to the Gnome freezes. 
> However, there are two distros, Ubuntu and Fedora, which appear to be
> planning to ship gnome-power-manager with a schedule very close to
> that of 2.14.  You may want to consider voluntarily following the
> freeze to make it easier on translators and thus ensure that users of
> your software in those distros using another language have a better
> experience.  You may want to talk with gnome-i18n@ (and
> gnome-doc-list@ if they've already started documening g-p-m) and at
> least let them know of your decision.  But it's up to you.
> Also, technically string freeze doesn't start until Monday (at 23:59
> UTC); currently we're only in string announcement period.  So even if
> you were subject to the freezes, you could still make the changes as
> long as you notified gnome-i18n & gnome-doc-list.

Also note that you can branch at any time.
If you make a stable branch, announce it,
and respect the freezes on that branch,
then you can change stuff all willy-nilly
on HEAD.


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