[Xfce-i18n] Regular releases for translation updates

Pablo Lezaeta Reyes prflr88 at gmail.com
Wed Nov 26 04:02:56 CET 2014

Why not release them in 2014-12-25 ?
could be a nice gift to all those one that want  and love Xfce and knowing
that critical date will make more easier to remmember finish the
translations beore the deadline.

2014-11-25 20:15 GMT-03:00 Harald Judt <h.judt at gmx.at>:

> Hi,
> After a short discussion about release processes on #xfce-dev, I aim for
> making releases of the components maintained by me roughly every six
> months, even if there are no code changes. That is so your precious work
> committed to git master actually finds its way to the user, because many
> distributions (like mine) do not update the translations separately.
> Also I believe it will keep the projects in a healthy state ;-)
> In detail, this concerns
> * xfce-weather-plugin
> * xfce-cpufreq-plugin
> * xfce-eyes-plugin
> In the future, I will announce releases at least two weeks before the
> release date, so you have some time playing catch-up and finish your
> work. That's actually not something new. Of course, that won't be enough
> as more translation work will be done after that.
> So, there might be another release a month after that release, as by
> experience some bugs will have been reported by then. This should give
> all translators who missed the two weeks window enough time to update
> their translations. Then, aforementioned 6-months cycle will set in. I
> will always announce only the first release, though.
> The only exception for that: The next releases for these components will
> happen in about three weeks, probably on 2014-12-19. If you want your
> work packed into that release, please try to upload or edit the strings
> in transifex in due time.
> Harald
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