Re: release notes: first draft
- From: Bob Kashani <bobk ocf berkeley edu>
- To: Davyd Madeley <davyd madeley id au>
- Cc: gnome-i18n gnome org, Claus Schwarm <c schwarm gmx net>, marketing-list gnome org, desktop-devel-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: release notes: first draft
- Date: Thu, 09 Mar 2006 16:37:09 -0800
On Fri, 2006-03-10 at 07:35 +0800, Davyd Madeley wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 10, 2006 at 12:27:32AM +0100, Danilo ??egan wrote:
> > With Gnome 2.12 we were very successful with translation (24
> > languages!), but notes were finished two weeks before the release,
> > and stabilised at least a week before release. I think it looked
> > really cool on
> This is basically my fault for sucking really badly. I should stop
> offering to do things, because I suck.
> > and it gave an impression of Gnome truly being the international
> > desktop it is :)
> That said, I don't think we had the same amount of focus over the
> release notes from people with actual English degrees last time. If
> only we could combine both.
> I am going to let Bob and Claus finish up with the editing, but I
> will understand if at GUADEC, any translators want to come up and
> punch me in the face.
In general I think that you've done a really good job. Most of the
paragraphs are concise and to the point. Not bad for a CS guy. :)
I also do understand Danilo's, concerns about translators so we will try
and minimize the changes to make it easier for them.
I think that overall we're in pretty good shape.
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