[Openstack-i18n] [stable][i18n] What is the backport policy on i18n changes?
kato.tomoyuki at jp.fujitsu.com
Thu Feb 18 10:15:12 UTC 2016
> hmm, I think the policy should depends on projects.
> For projects which don't have active translations, I think it's OK to backport.
> For projects which have active translations, "Exception procedure" of StringFreeze could help.
> Translators need to be notified for the changes.
> If you don't know whether the project has active translations or not,
> "Exception procedure" can help, anyway.
> Best regards
> Ying Chun Guo (Daisy)
> Matt Riedemann <mriedem at linux.vnet.ibm.com> wrote on 2016/02/18 08:16:26:
> > From: Matt Riedemann <mriedem at linux.vnet.ibm.com>
> > To: "OpenStack Development Mailing List (not for usage questions)"
> > <openstack-dev at lists.openstack.org>, openstack-i18n at lists.openstack.org
> > Date: 2016/02/18 08:18
> > Subject: [Openstack-i18n] [stable][i18n] What is the backport policy
> > on i18n changes?
> > I don't think we have an official policy for stable backports with
> > respect to translatable string changes.
> > I'm looking at a release request for ironic-inspector on stable/liberty
> >  and one of the changes in that has translatable string changes to
> > user-facing error messages .
> > mrunge brought up this issue in the stable team meeting this week also
> > since Horizon has to be extra careful about backporting changes with
> > translatable string changes.
> > I think on the server side, if they are changes that just go in the
> > logs, it's not a huge issue. But for user facing changes, should we
> > treat those like StringFreeze ? Or only if the stable branches for
> > the given project aren't getting translation updates? I know the server
> > projects (at least nova) is still get translation updates on
> > stable/liberty so if we do backport changes with translatable string
> > updates, they aren't getting updated in stable. I don't see anything
> > like that happening for ironic-inspector on stable/liberty though.
> > Thoughts?
> >  https://review.openstack.org/#/c/279515/
> >  https://review.openstack.org/#/c/279071/1/ironic_inspector/process.py
> >  https://wiki.openstack.org/wiki/StringFreeze
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