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Re: release notes and msgid-previous (was: Re: (forw) Release update: deep freeze, planned dates, and remaining bugs

Hi Clytie,

On Fri, Feb 06, 2009 at 03:50:00PM +1030, Clytie Siddall wrote:
> On 06/02/2009, at 1:01 AM, Jens Seidel wrote:
>> I committed the option change in r6219.
>> No need for further action from your side. Your code is currently btw
>> up-to-date.
> Thanks for doing that. I just finished translating the current Release- 
> Notes, and committed my changes.

wow, you're very fast. I need much more time to translate and always lose
interest after maximal 3 or 4 pages per day :-)

> So, when the original strings are  
> changed again (e.g. taking care of some of the remaining TODO's), my  
> files will use msgid-previous?

Yep. They do already, check it out.

> Where should I look to keep track of changes to the original strings? I 
> don't want to miss updating them, especially now I have a complete  
> translation (I like being at 100% :D ).

I just updated the PO files again. Status:
vi: 779 translated messages, 20 fuzzy translations, 18 untranslated messages.

I think that the maintainer or other persons who do some minor updates to the
English part should report this to this list. Look every 2 or 3 days for the
status but large changes should really no longer happen.

> And do we have a status webpage 
> for the Release Notes, like we do for the Installation Guide?

No, but the online document can be found at

It looks strange for me (am I missing fonts?). Can you check it? Is it OK?

PDF version:
It suffers from the same problem as the Romanian one, it misses e.g. page
numbers. But I'm sure this will be fixed some day and it is currently
readable ...

The entry page is
I will add Vietnamese ...

>>> I can run very  basic svn commands now, so with a bit of luck, I'll  
>>> recover
>>> enough  concentration to do a little more on the command-line.
>> You have to learn, learn, learn ... :-)
> Unfortunately, my problems are due to illness [1], and have affected my 
> memory and concentration.

I'm sorry to hear this. I wasn't aware of it.

But you do a really huge work :-)


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