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From Matthias Seidel <>
Subject Re: Time to push on for 4.2.0
Date Sat, 14 Apr 2018 13:56:08 GMT
Hi Andrea,

Am 14.04.2018 um 15:31 schrieb Andrea Pescetti:
> Jim Jagielski wrote:
>> We then svn copy trunk to a AOO420 branch and
>> start focusing on getting a 4.2.0 GA release out.
> On my side, this looks OK but localization is still lagging behind.
> Unless we deem it acceptable to get 4.2.0 out in English only (or with
> a significant percentage of English strings in the UI even for
> localized versions) this is still quite blocking, especially
> considering that there is an entire localization community that will
> need to be reactivated.
> Localization is, so to say, under my "ownership" (meaning: it's an
> area where I've volunteered to lead the effort); but I can't commit to
> getting it done by a certain deadline right now. Volunteers welcome,
> of course; even beginners.

You can count on me.
But at the moment I am having troubles with po2oo or better how to get
the en-US template. ;-)

BTW: I managed to build Arabic and Ukrainian for Windows. There were
problems with packaging (NSIS). I could work around it, but am still
looking for a "real" solution...


> I do think we should try and get 4.2.0 out in all languages; but for a
> beta it would be acceptable to have English only, or incomplete
> translations.
> Localization doesn't have a big impact in terms of branches since what
> we have now is not aligned to the code anyway. And localization files
> live in their own directory so conflicts are not to be expected.
> Regards,
>   Andrea.
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