Warning! I accidentally committed a change to release-notes devel pot

Dimitris Glezos dimitris at glezos.com
Sun Apr 13 11:18:42 UTC 2008

On Sun, Apr 13, 2008 at 10:00 AM, Karsten 'quaid' Wade <kwade at redhat.com> wrote:
>  On Sun, 2008-04-13 at 03:28 +0300, Ville-Pekka Vainio wrote:
>  > Hi,
>  >
>  > I'm really sorry, but while committing my fi.po I also accidentally committed
>  > a new version of release-notes.pot. That happened because I didn't specify
>  > fi.po in the commit command. I didn't revert the change to prevent any more
>  > damage from happening.
>  Yesterday I updated the file en_US/Kernel.xml with the (more correct)
>  kernel version.  The plan was to update the PO files by hand after
>  translators were finished.  It didn't occur to me that if anyone updated
>  their XML files and rebuilt locally, they could generate a new POT file.
>  In hindsight, it would have been a good idea for me to announce the XML
>  change so people could ignore it.
>  Now that we have a changed POT committed, what is the best thing to do
>  in terms of:
>  * CVS best practice
>  * PO/POT best practice

Looking at the stats [1], I think a personal email to the people who
contributed relnotes in languages that went 99% (Spanish, Serbian)
would make things look slick again.


[1]: https://translate.fedoraproject.org/module/docs-release-notes

Dimitris Glezos
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