Re: Release guidelines wrt. translations
- From: mawarkus t-online de (Matthias Warkus)
- To: gnome-hackers gnome org
- Subject: Re: Release guidelines wrt. translations
- Date: Mon, 29 Jan 2001 23:43:34 +0100
+++ Mon, Jan 29, 2001 at 11:10:29PM +0100 +++
Kjartan Marås e-mails me. Film at 11. Reply right now, after the break.
> Den 29 Jan 2001 22:39:46 +0100, skrev Matthias Warkus:
> > +++ Mon, Jan 29, 2001 at 08:42:01PM +0100 +++
> > Kjartan Maraas e-mails me. Film at 11. Reply right now, after the break.
> > > >From time to time this request has to be put to peoples attention so
> > > here we go again. (For all the Whitesnake fans out there)
> > >
> > > The translation teams hereby request a pre-warning at least two -2- full
> > > days in advance of a release of ANY GNOME app or library that is to be
> > > part of the 1.4 release.
> > To avoid any unpleasant bugs due to timezone skews, it would be nice
> > to have *all* release dates and times specified in Greenwich Mean Time
> > instead of giving obscure US timezone references. A date without a
> > time should mean something like 16:00 GMT that day (I think that is
> > much more reasonable than midnight or noon, especially for people who
> > translate in their spare time, like me).
> A very good point indeed.
> I also forgot to include the address to send the warnings:
> gnome-i18n gnome org is where we will hang out waiting for news ;-)
I think this is very important and should thus find a place on a page
somewhere in gnome.org; we should also post an announcement on
Gnotices to make clear that there are policies people should look at.
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