[Localization] [Development] Heads up - 5.9 string freeze

Oswald Buddenhagen oswald.buddenhagen at qt.io
Fri Apr 28 13:39:09 CEST 2017

On Fri, Apr 28, 2017 at 09:41:08AM +0000, Jani Heikkinen wrote:
> Hi,
> As informed a week a go string freeze for Qt 5.9 is now in effect. So please, no changes to translatable strings from this point, unless approved by the documentation team.
btw, the "unless approved by the documentation team" is to be understood
as "the old text is so bad that we cannot possibly release it like
that". that means that the docu team is supposed to act as an actual
gatekeeper, not to rubber-stamp random gratuitous changes.

> br,
> Jani
> ________________________________________
> From: Jani Heikkinen
> Sent: Thursday, April 20, 2017 7:56 AM
> To: localization at qt-project.org
> Subject: Heads up - 5.9 soft string freeze
> Hi all,
> Qt 5.9 beta is out & work towards final release continues. One step on the way is String Freeze which should happen really soon to be able to minimize time needed between beta and RC. So let's start keeping the translatable strings as it is & fix remaining important issues. And let's have the official String Freeze 28th April 2017.
> Br,
> Jani Heikkinen
> Release Manager
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