Pidgin is string frozen for 2.0.2
mark at kingant.net
Mon Jun 11 22:07:13 EDT 2007
It's our way of saying, "we're going to release soon, and so we're not going
to change any of the text that makes up the user interface."
These announcements are primarily targeted at translators and developers.
Developers now know that they should not add any new strings to Pidgin, or
change any existing strings (hence "frozen"). And translators can translate
in peace, knowing that they are no longer working on a moving target.
On Mon, 11 Jun 2007 21:28:12 -0400, Eric Polino wrote
> sorry to bother, being new and all, i don't understand what is meant
> by "string frozen" and "string changes".
> On 6/11/07, Mark Doliner <mark at kingant.net> wrote:
> > Pidgin, Finch and libpurple are now string frozen pending the release of
> > version 2.0.2 this Thursday, June 14th. I don't believe there were too
> > many
> > string changes in this release (less than 20?).
> > We never have a firm timeline, but I have a feeling that the next release
> > following this will be 2.1.0, and my guess is that it'll be released
> > either
> > July 5th or July 12th.
> > (Note: It looks like http://developer.pidgin.im/l10n/ is out of date
> > again.
> > Sorry about that, I'm sure someone will have it working again soon.)
> > -Mark
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