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Re: [libreoffice-l10n] Please clarify translation deadlines

Hi Tuomas,

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From: "Tuomas Hietala" <tuomas.hietala@iki.fi>;
Subject: [libreoffice-l10n] Please clarify translation deadlines
> I've been updating a lot of the Finnish translations of LO recently
> (translated in Weblate on master branch, automatically propagated to 6.3
> and 6.4) However, I noticed many of them didn't make it to the 6.4.0
> release. Reading [1] and [2], I was under the impression that
> translations made on Monday 27th January or earlier should have been
> picked up in 6.4.0, but this clearly isn't the case. Did I misunderstand
> something, is the information in the wiki wrong, or was there some other
> issue?
> [1] https://wiki.documentfoundation.org/Translating_LibreOffice
> [2] https://wiki.documentfoundation.org/ReleasePlan

While I agree the deadline section of [1] is not clear, one thing you missed
is that for the final release of a version (i.e. not RC1, RC2, etc.), there is an
extra week of "wait for testing and make sure no showstopper in there"
period, and the actual code-changing deadline should be a week before the
release week, the same as the last RC. So for the 6.4.0 case, the code was
tagged in Git sometime in the Jan. 20th - Jan. 26th week [3], and your
expectation of Jan 27th was definitely too late.

I'll leave the clarification of the exact dates to others.

3. https://wiki.documentfoundation.org/ReleasePlan/6.4#6.4.0_release

Hope this helps,
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Re: [libreoffice-l10n] Please clarify translation deadlinesTuomas Hietala <tuomas.hietala@iki.fi>
[libreoffice-l10n] Please clarify translation deadlinesTuomas Hietala <tuomas.hietala@iki.fi>
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