[pacman-dev] String Freeze for 3.0 release

Dan McGee dpmcgee at gmail.com
Tue Mar 6 09:36:22 EST 2007

On 3/6/07, Giovanni Scafora <linuxmania at gmail.com> wrote:
> 2007/3/4, Dan McGee <dpmcgee at gmail.com>:
> > If you don't look at the commit messages from CVS, I'll post this again here:
> >
> > * Hopefully the LAST big update of the language files before release.
> > Translators and developers should count this as the string freeze
> > unless something REALLY essential comes up. Send in patches to these
> > translations when you get a chance (and patches are appreciated, as
> > they are much easier to deal with).
> Hi Dan,
> I noticed that a new message has changed but I don't know if this is
> really essential to patch lib/libalpm/po/it.po.
> I refer to the change:
> msgid "sha1(%s) = %s"
> to
> msgid "md5(%s) = %s"
> Anyway I send you my patch, apply it or ignore it.

Translations should be as up-to-date as possible, so they aren't
frozen; just the original English strings. Of course, it is really
hard for us to not change them as you can see. :)


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