[Localization] string freeze violation request
simon at laptop.org
Sat Feb 14 04:18:46 EST 2009
Chris Leonard wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 13, 2009 at 1:37 PM, Walter Bender <walter.bender at gmail.com>wrote:
>> I would like to release a new version of Turtle Art, but I had to make
>> some string changes of late, hence this request.
>> I added a new toolbar and tool tips.
As these seem to be additions I think we are ok.
>> There are a number of other strings that I submitted before string
>> freeze, but as far as I know, they have not been translated either.
Ok. sounds good.
>> I did make sure that the es.po file is complete in any case.
> I have been pestering various teams (as nicely as possible) to complete
> their strings and I have been gratified by the level of response by so many
> language teams. That said, I would speak in favor of granting Walter's
> request for the break in string freeze for TurtleArt. It is not his "elder
> statesman" status in the community that prompts me to argue in his favor,
> but rather Walter's status as a new and vigorous activity maintainer that
> has worked very hard to be responsive to feedback from deployments in adding
> features to the activity. On that basis, I am in favor of breaking the
> string freeze to incorporate the new TA strings to bring those improvements
> to as many users as possible.
Wow, what can you say against that :)
> P.S. Walter, you may have missed your calling by going off and founding and
> leading foundations, you should really code more, the results are looking
Aehm, I guess Walter is best whatever he likes most. At the moment this
seems clearly coding ;p
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