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Re: How to unsubscribe from this list?

From: Greg Stein <gstein_at_gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 27 Jan 2009 12:33:47 +0100

On Tue, Jan 27, 2009 at 11:52, Julian Foad <julianfoad_at_btopenworld.com> wrote:
>...
> I think an email list is the best way to manage notifying a group of
> translators when a release is being prepared, and maybe the <announce>
> list is the best one. If so, perhaps we should agree to issue a "call
> for translation" announcement when each release is being prepared, and
> translators should subscribe to <announce>.
>
> Can the release manager or other translators comment on that suggestion?

hwright and I discussed this yesterday, and we dislike the idea.
Consider: an email to reach a dozen or two translators, but sent to an
email list intended to reach *thousands* of *users* ? I don't think
that makes sense.

> Can I suggest you subscribe to <announce> anyway, as at least you will
> see the 1.6.0 release candidates being announced. Is that a good time to
> do the translations?

Well, a release candidate means "hey. we're done. no more changes,
except to fix a *showstopper*". While translation updates are low
risk, that is not a showstopper and a reason to create a new
candidate.

Cheers,
-g

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