[Sugar-devel] string changes for 0.84.1

Tomeu Vizoso tomeu at sugarlabs.org
Wed Mar 11 11:40:39 EDT 2009

On Wed, Mar 11, 2009 at 11:10, Tomeu Vizoso <tomeu at sugarlabs.org> wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 11, 2009 at 10:24, Simon Schampijer <simon at schampijer.de> wrote:
>> Tomeu Vizoso wrote:
>>> On Thu, Mar 5, 2009 at 12:06, Morgan Collett <morgan.collett at gmail.com>
>>> wrote:
>>>> On Thu, Mar 5, 2009 at 12:53, Tomeu Vizoso <tomeu at sugarlabs.org> wrote:
>>>>> Hi all,
>>>>> chances are that some of the bugs we get to fix during 0.84.1 will
>>>>> require string changes.
>>>>> What do people think about bundling all those string changes together
>>>>> in one single update in something like one or two weeks? Then
>>>>> translators can translate those in one go before 0.84.1 is out.
>>>> Today is UserInterfaceFreeze for Ubuntu jaunty, which includes a
>>>> string freeze, so although the Ubuntu release is on April 23 we won't
>>>> be able to ship 0.84.1 if there are string changes.
>>>> The best approach for Ubuntu packaging in this case would be to apply
>>>> 0.84.1 patches which fix bugs and which don't have string changes, to
>>>> the 0.84.0 packages.
>>> Then I guess it would be better to not change any string in 0.84.1?
>>> Regards,
>>> Tomeu
>> Yeah, string changes sounds out of question for 0.84.1 - however did you
>> have anything specific in mind - that would not work at all without a string
>> change?
> There are some tickets about file transfer that would need UI changes,
> but we can probably do without new strings, not sure.

After giving a deeper look at the schedules in Fedora and Ubuntu,
looks like we can land fixes that imply string changes, as their
freezes don't apply to Sugar.

For Ubuntu, it was clarified some minutes ago:


For Fedora, the string freeze only applies to software for which
Fedora is upstream:


So maybe we should take this chance and add some strings for 0.84.1?



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