[openstack-dev] [release][horizon][i18n] can we release django-openstack-auth of stable/mitaka for translations
amotoki at gmail.com
Wed Mar 23 17:06:50 UTC 2016
2016-03-22 20:08 GMT+09:00 Doug Hellmann <doug at doughellmann.com>:
>> On Mar 22, 2016, at 6:18 AM, Akihiro Motoki <amotoki at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi release management team,
>> Can we have a new release of django-openstack-auth from stable/mitaka
>> branch for translations?
>> What is happening?
>> django-openstack-auth is a library project consumed by Horizon.
>> The (soft) string freeze happens when the milestone-3 is cut.
>> The milestone-3 is also the dependency freeze.
>> This is a dilemma between dependency freeze and translation start,
>> and there is no chance to import translations of django-openstack-auth
>> for Mitaka.
>> There are several updates of translations after 2.2.0 (mitaka) release .
>> As the i18n team, we would like to have a released version of
>> with up-to-date translations.
>> Which version?
>> The current version of django-openstack-auth for Mitaka is 2.2.0.
>> What version number is recommended, 2.2.1 or 2.3.0?
> Stable branches for libraries should only ever increment the patch level, so 2.2.1.
>> Hopefully a new version is released soon around Mitaka is shipped.
>> The current translation deadline is set to Mar 28 (the beginning of
>> the release week).
>> In my understanding we avoid releasing a new version of library before
>> the Mitaka release.
>> Distributors can choose which version is included in their distribution.
> Even if we don't do the release before the end of this cycle, we can release it as a stable update. Either way, when you are ready for a new release submit the patch to openstack/releases and include in the commit message the note that the update includes translations.
I am relieved to hear that we can update translations of
django-openstack-auth for Mitaka.
> Do you think it would be possible for Newton to start translations for libraries sooner, before their freeze date?
I think we can. I will coordinate the string freeze will happen a bit earlier.
The amount of strings are relatively small and there is no problem
from translation side.
>> Any suggestions would be appreciated.
>>  https://review.openstack.org/#/q/topic:zanata/translations+project:openstack/django_openstack_auth
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