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Re: Intent to NMU openacs to fix pending po-debconf l10n bugs

Hi Christian,

I was in the middle of a package upload process, including a security
fix (discovered on friday) and the pending translations, when i received
your mail. 

The packages (both openacs and dotlrn) have been updated on unstable
this morning, and are bug free now, so NMUs won't be necessary :)

Cheers, Héctor

El sáb, 27-11-2010 a las 14:06 +0100, Christian PERRIER escribió:
> Dear Debian maintainer,
> The openacs Debian package, which you are the maintainer of, has
> pending bug report(s) which include translation updates or fixes
> for po-debconf, namely bug number 598364 (and maybe other similar bugs).
> The i18n team is now hunting the very last bits of missing localization
> and your package went on our radar. You may have uploaded recently but,
> unfortunately for you, you then got *another* l10n bug report.
> So, sorry for this, but the radar beeped at your package and here am I
> with an NMU intent...:-)
> I have the intention, as part of a more general action of the Debian
> i18n Task Force to build and possibly upload a non-maintainer upload
> for openacs in order to fix this as well as all pending translations
> for the debconf templates.
> Of course, an upload made by you would even be better...:-)
> Such changes are always harmless, which explains why I safely consider
> building NMU's for such issues even though they're obviously non critical.
> The schedule for the NMU (in case it happens, that is if you agree with it
> or if I don't receive any answer in 2 days) is roughly the following:
>  Saturday, November 27, 2010   : send this notice
>  Monday, November 29, 2010       : post a NMU announcement to debian-i18n with you
>                  (maintainer) CC'ed
>                  this can happen earlier if the maintainer agrees
>                  In such case, the deadlines below will also
>                  happen earlier
>  Friday, December 03, 2010       : (midnight) deadline for receiving translation updates
>  Sunday, December 05, 2010       : build the package and upload it to DELAYED/2-day
>                  send the NMU patch to the BTS
>  Tuesday, December 07, 2010       : NMU reaches incoming
> If you intent to upload yourself, please notify me so that I interrupt
> the process on my side. Please also don't upload without a discussion
> with me. Some translators might send a few new translations and I can handle
> a round of translation updates for you. Really, don't upload silently...:-)
> In case I upload an NMU, I will subscribe to the Package Tracking System for
> openacs and follow its life for 60 days after my NMU in order to fix
> any issue potentially introduced by my upload.
> Let me know, as soon as possible, if you have any kind of objection to this
> process.
> If you'd rather do the fix yourself, I will of course leave the package
> alone. Same if you have reasons not to do the update now.

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