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Hi Martin,

Le 22/12/2019 à 16:26, Martin Srebotnjak a écrit :
Hi, all,

commits like this one:
introduce new strings. The string freeze was with the release of RC1, which
was pulled out on December 18. The mentioned commit was made on December
20. I did comment on the issue.

Programmers are not aware of the string freeze and implications of not
abiding it. How is the communication with the l10n teams handled in such

This is said during the ESC call each week, commit reviews and freezes
are notified.
For this case, it was ambiguous as string freeze is noted on a week and
not a day, it was made the first day of the freeze week and was an
important fix to my eyes.
When it's out of the period, I'm asked by developers. If it's only
cosmetic then I disagree with braking the freeze.
So the communication is handled and the freeze usually well respected,
but as you see, sometimes braking it is justified and it's only and
remains an exception to the rule.


Sophie Gautier
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