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Re: Disappointed: My feature was removed without noticing me



Am Dienstag, den 07.10.2008, 15:00 -0400 schrieb Bill Nottingham:
> Christoph Wickert (christoph wickert googlemail com) said: 
> > > > The only argument that's sounds convincing to me (although I don't
> > > > really understand it) is nottings concerns about the breaking the string
> > > > freeze. Can somebody please explain this a little more in depth to me?
> > > > Looking at the F10 schedule i see string freeze was on September 11, so
> > > > why did nobody realize that my feature collided with string freeze
> > > > anyway?
> > > 
> > > Groups in comps (and their descriptions) are translatable strings; adding
> > > or changing them breaks the string freeze.
> > 
> > Ok then, but why did nobody from FeSCo or rel-eng realize that before?
> 
> I'm not sure what you mean. The feature is supposed to be testable by
> the feature freeze, which is the same time as the string freeze. So it
> doesn't need called out specifically unless it *doesn't* make the feature
> freeze.

Ok, agreed, but when feature freeze was on Sept. 11th, then they could
have told me _much_earlier_ that my feature was out of luck anyway.
Maybe we would have find a way cope with that, for example already make
the comps changes so the strings are there for translation.

> Bill
> 
Christoph


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