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Re: Intent to NMU ax25-apps to fix pending po-debconf l10n bugs

On Mon, Feb 06, 2012 at 10:03:09PM +0100, Christian PERRIER wrote:
> Dear Debian maintainer,
> The ax25-apps 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 593666 (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 ax25-apps 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:
>  Monday, February 06, 2012   : send this notice
>  Friday, February 10, 2012       : 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
>  Saturday, February 18, 2012       : (midnight) deadline for receiving translation updates
>  Sunday, February 19, 2012       : build the package and upload it to DELAYED/7-day
>                  send the NMU patch to the BTS
>  Sunday, February 26, 2012       : 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
> ax25-apps 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.
> -- 

New upstream versions of the ax25 packages are being uploaded.  Please
do not NMU at this time.  I'll add any translations attached to the BTS
ticket(s) to the new packages.


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