Re: Exploring the possibility of an l10n upload of postfixadmin to fix pending po-debconf l10n bugs
Norman alreeady uploaded a package with the translations to
mentors.debian.net and I'm about to sponsor this upload. So no need for
NMU. But still thanks for your consideration.
On Sun, 6 May 2012 07:07:15 +0200, Christian PERRIER <email@example.com> wrote:
> Dear Debian maintainer,
> ("oh no, not him again"...)
> The postfixadmin 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 667951 (and maybe other similar bugs).
> So, sorry for this, but the radar beeped at your package and here am I
> with what I usually call an "NMU intent"...:-). Please take this as a "very
> soft" NMU intent. Of course, there is no hurry or deadline...just
> "old" bugs we think are easy to get rid of.
> In case you can't update your package, I hereby propose, as part
> of a more general action of the Debian i18n Task Force to build and
> possibly upload a non-maintainer upload for postfixadmin in order to fix
> this as well as all pending translations for the debconf templates.
> Of course, as you're probably pretty active on that package, an upload
> by you would also be OK...as long as it allows a round of translation
> Such changes are always harmless, which explains why I safely consider
> building NMUs 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 4 days) is roughly the following:
> Sunday, May 06, 2012 : send this notice
> Thursday, May 10, 2012 : post a NMU announcement to debian-i18n with you
> (maintainer) CC'ed
> Friday, May 18, 2012 : deadline for receiving translation updates
> Saturday, May 19, 2012 : build the package and upload it to DELAYED/7-day
> send the NMU patch to the BTS
> Saturday, May 26, 2012 : NMU reaches incoming
> If you intent to upload yourself, please discuss with me. I propose
> handling a translation update round and I can handle it myself for you.
> That will just require a few days. That could maybe save you from
> seeing me coming back again in a few months.
> In case I upload an NMU, I will subscribe to the Package Tracking System for
> postfixadmin 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
> 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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