Hi Jehan, Thanks. I'm glad to hear you have been in contact with this contributor.
Just to avoid any confusion, I have no comments on the GIMP release schedule and no wish to interfere :-) I just wanted to make sure that the contributor's message got to the right person, since it's better that they discuss a possible release with you and not the GNOME board. Thanks, Philip On Sat, Mar 30, 2019, 17:57 Jehan Pagès, <jehan.marmott...@gmail.com> wrote: > Hello Philip, > > We are in contact with this person (since this team does indeed the > Marathi translation, and I even helped them to get started as there was no > active Marathi coordinator so their initial contributions were stuck) and > were even aware of this specific request for a release (dating from January > as your email shows). > > Back in January, I told Dr. Snehalata Shirude that we were hoping to do a > release soon, which unfortunately didn't happen in the end for various > reasons. We are still planning a release very very soon, though I cannot > say an exact date (same as I couldn't back then). > > In any case, I am sorry to tell we cannot answer to requests for release. > It's done when it's done. Such is the saying. :-) > > I am the first to hope we could have even more releases (though I don't > think we are too bad with 5 release since last April). Yet things are so > that we don't have the resources, neither have we the intention to speed up > things just because a university (or anyone/anything) uses GIMP, even > though it is very cool. I'm sure you understand as I doubt that GNOME would > speed up its release as well if it were to receive the same request, right? > :-) > > Still thanks for relaying. > Have a good Sunday! > > Jehan > > > On Wed, Mar 27, 2019 at 7:06 PM philip.chimento--- via gimp-developer-list > <email@example.com> wrote: > >> Hi GIMP developers! >> >> On the GNOME board list we received a request from a university that is >> using GIMP to teach a course. They would appreciate a bugfix release with >> updated Marathi translations that, as far as I could tell from looking at >> the commit log, have already been contributed by the requester and >> committed. >> >> I don't know what your release schedule is, and I would not presume to >> interfere in it, but I would just like to make you aware of the request. >> >> Best regards, >> Philip Chimento >> GNOME Board of Directors >> >> ---------- Forwarded message --------- >> From: Snehalata Shirude <snehalata.shir...@gmail.com> >> Date: Thu, Jan 10, 2019 at 10:50 PM >> Subject: Invitation ... >> To: <board-l...@gnome.org> >> [...] >> Further it is very kind request to you to please release the GIMP with new >> translations of Marathi before start of our course. This will allow >> participants of the course to download the GIMP and use it for practice in >> Marathi on their machines easily. >> [...] >> _______________________________________________ >> gimp-developer-list mailing list >> List address: firstname.lastname@example.org >> List membership: >> https://mail.gnome.org/mailman/listinfo/gimp-developer-list >> List archives: https://mail.gnome.org/archives/gimp-developer-list >> > > > -- > ZeMarmot open animation film > http://film.zemarmot.net > Liberapay: https://liberapay.com/ZeMarmot/ > Patreon: https://patreon.com/zemarmot > Tipeee: https://www.tipeee.com/zemarmot > _______________________________________________ gimp-developer-list mailing list List address: email@example.com List membership: https://mail.gnome.org/mailman/listinfo/gimp-developer-list List archives: https://mail.gnome.org/archives/gimp-developer-list