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Re: Lenny installer string freeze status 20080903

Jens Seidel wrote:
> Hi Christian,
> On Wed, Sep 03, 2008 at 08:26:28AM +0200, Christian Perrier wrote:
>> 18 days left before the end of the string freeze
> I suspect you want to tell us that there will be a release of the
> installer on this date? Since there will be no release of Lenny
> without an updated installer does this mean we can just continue
> working on/requesting translations for nearly 3 weeks?
> Currently you just informed us that we should expect further string
> changes in 18 days (which is OK for me).
> In the past months (situation was different for Etch IIRC) I was always
> unsure whether Lenny will release next week, or later (applies to the
> freeze as well, I cannot remember reading about the freeze announcement
> of the base system). This made calling for translation updates
> difficult. I also missed similar *concrete* announcements about the
> release status (e.g. we still need at least one month) on the
> debian-announce or devel lists. I know about the "once it is ready"
> phrase but it makes planning hard.

The freeze planning was announced at least from february on...

We won't make it to release this month as we still need to fix a lot of
RC bugs and test installations/upgrades.



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