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From Jürgen Schmidt <jogischm...@googlemail.com>
Subject Re: [RELEASE]: status update where we are and plan to move forward
Date Wed, 28 Mar 2012 06:49:28 GMT
Hi Andrea,

On 3/28/12 12:43 AM, Andrea Pescetti wrote:
> Jürgen Schmidt wrote:
>> A RC with en-US only is not really what our community is expecting.
>
> Exactly.
>
>> UI
>> We will include all languages where we have a 100% complete translation
>> for the UI (excepting the translation for the test automation tool like
>> for "ru")
>> HELP
>> For help I would not really rely on a 100% translation and would accept
>> >95%.
>
> These figures seem very high, we usually required > 80% (both UI and
> Help), see http://wiki.services.openoffice.org/wiki/Languages
>

thanks for this feedback, I wasn't aware of this numbers and it seems 
that my own expectations are higher than what we had before. I am open 
for that and we can reduce the numbers but doesn't it make sense to have 
100% for UI and a lower number like the 80-85% for help. Help is not so 
important from my point view (who never used help and preferred google) 
but I think the UI should be complete.

I am eager to learn from others and their experience and we should 
define together some boundaries for the future.

> And, now that https://issues.apache.org/ooo/show_bug.cgi?id=118895 is
> fixed (thanks!) the Italian version, even if at 95%-99%, would
> definitely be ready to ship. We will reach 100% anyway (Paolo knows more
> but there are more than a dozen vounteers so it won't be a problem for
> us), but I'm speaking in general: excluding a language at 95%-99%
> wouldn't make sense.
>
> If there are concerns about problems in the translation process/data,
> then I'd prefer to distribute only builds for which we can identify a
> volunteer who takes care of testing that the translation is OK in the
> common use cases.

Exactly that is what I have in mind we will only ship languages where 
volunteers have shown up so far.

Juergen

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