Bug#593670: Announce of the upcoming NMU for the hadoop package

Christian PERRIER bubulle at debian.org
Tue Mar 29 16:59:03 UTC 2011

Quoting Niels Thykier (niels at thykier.net):
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> On 2011-03-29 07:45, Christian PERRIER wrote:
> > Dear maintainer of hadoop and Debian translators,
> > 
> > Some days ago, I sent a notice to the maintainer of the hadoop Debian
> > package, mentioning the status of at least one old po-debconf translation update in the BTS.
> > 
> > I announced the intent to build and possibly upload a non-maintainer upload
> > for this package in order to fix this long-time pending localization
> > bug as well as all other pending translations.
> > 
> > The package maintainer agreed for the NMU or did not respond in four
> > days, so I will proceed with the NMU.
> > 
> Hi,
> Thomas did send a reply[1] about this NMU to you suggesting that it
> would be a waste of your time to update the translations (for reasons
> mentioned in the original email).  It is possible he did so only as a
> list reply (I cannot see the headers of this email in the archive and I
> cannot remember the original email).

Oh sorry, I got Thomas answer, but followed up asking as confirmation
about a translation update round being not really useful....but then I
ommitted to change the package status in my local tracking system.

As the call for translations has been sent now, I hereby propose that
I just let it be completed. That gives an opportunity to translators
to send updates or new translations even if there's no immediate

In short, "it doesn't hurt"....but, of course, I won't be NMUing the

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