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From J├╝rgen Schmidt <>
Subject Re: [RELEASE] Releasing new languages for 3.4.1
Date Thu, 01 Nov 2012 10:45:52 GMT
On 11/1/12 10:09 AM, Andrea Pescetti wrote:
> On 31/10/2012 jan iversen wrote:
>> Ok, I thought "team" meant language teams. But I have searched the
>> Wiki and
>> cannot find any documentation on the required QA procedure relating to
>> national languages.
>> Can it be, that it was never really defined and written down ?
> It was. We used to have two tools, TCM and QATrack.
> The former was a test management platform, which (among many other
> things) contained a "Release Sanity" test suite, about 30 tests that
> should be passed to release OpenOffice in a certain language: sorting
> text with native language characters and so on.
> The latter was a web panel where responsible QA persons for each
> language could state that they were running QA on, say, the German Mac
> OS X version and report whether the build was approved or rejected (and
> much more, but this is the basic idea).
> Both tools are unused now. TCM is not accessible but if Oracle manages
> to provide the testcases (not the platform) we will be able to reuse
> them. QATrack was initially written by me and then significantly
> extended by Per Eriksson and we should have it somewhere, but can be
> easily redone on a proper framework: I wouldn't write a tool explicitly
> for that purpose any longer these days.

I am not sure but maybe we can use TestLink more in the future. I have
to confess that I never used QATrack in the past and don't know what it
provided exactly and how it was used.


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