[Openstack-i18n] String Freeze Guidelines Update

John Garbutt john at johngarbutt.com
Thu Sep 10 13:36:39 UTC 2015

On 9 September 2015 at 12:45, Steve Kowalik <steven at wedontsleep.org> wrote:
> On 09/09/15 19:38, John Garbutt wrote:
>> Daisy and I have been chatting about the String Freeze guidelines.
>> After our conversations, and some discussion in the cross project
>> meeting, I have updated them here:
>> https://wiki.openstack.org/wiki/StringFreeze
>> It seems the general string freeze got accidentally got made super strict.
>> Hopefully this slight relaxing of the rules will work better for
>> everyone, particularly for our users.
>> Certainly right now we are only merging bug fixes, but they often
>> include the need for extra log messages, or similar. Right now we are
>> hiding logs as debug messages, etc, to try and get them merged during
>> the freeze. The above changes should stop all that pain, and help our
>> users too.
> Just as an extra data point, String Freeze might change for the M
> cycle. Due to switching to Zanata[1] for translations, which is
> hopefully well in hand for the Liberty cycle, with some extra work we
> should be able to translate stable versions. My current plan is to
> discuss that with -infra and the translators themselves at the Tokyo
> Summit.
> 1:
> http://specs.openstack.org/openstack-infra/infra-specs/specs/migrate_to_zanata.html

OK, no problems. Let us know how we can help when that changes.


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