Translators: can I break string freeze for this ?

Cristian Marchi cri79 at
Mon Jul 12 08:03:14 EDT 2010

No problem for me in regards of the italian translation. I just hope 
that developers give us a few days before a new release to update the po 

Il 10/07/2010 16:52, Geert Janssens ha scritto:
> Dear translators,
> I am aware that we are in string freeze and I attempt to take this into
> account while improving the development release.
> Recently I have committed some changes to the code base to improve the
> consistency (and translatability) of our report options dialog boxes [1]. The
> changes so far won't affect translators, I have reused existing strings.
> There is another set of changes to complete this change, that does introduce
> new strings (or rather slight variants of existing strings) [2].
> I had planned to apply this patch only after we come out of string freeze, so
> after 2.4.0 is released.
> However, the changes I made so far, as well as the still to be committed
> changes will reset some options in saved reports and reports still open when a
> user opens GnuCash with or without my changes applied. This is behaviour that
> is tolerable when switching major releases (like 2.2.x to 2.4.x), but IMO not
> acceptable when moving from 2.4.0 to 2.4.1.
> This also means that I can't apply the still outstanding string fixes as a
> bugfix to 2.4.0.
> So the options are either:
> * apply the changes now, introducing a small number of fuzzy/new strings
> * apply the changes only in the 2.5/2.6 development series.
> I'd prefer the commit the changes now, as that would mean the report options
> will be disrupted only once. If we wait until the 2.5 development series, the
> report options will be disrupted again when 2.6 comes out. I don't think
> that's nice for our users.
> Do you agree with this ?
> Geert
> [1] See commits
>      19325:
>      19326:
>      19339:
>      19348:
> [2] See attachment of bug 556713
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