On 03/15/2011 02:12 PM, Alexandre Prokoudine wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 14, 2011 at 1:59 PM, Joao S. O. Bueno wrote:
>> Hi,
>> This decision, as I see it, change the release date from within
>> "months" to within some weeks -
>> I hope you have in mind that Translators have to  know about so they
>> can update translations as possible, as well. At some reasonable point
>> before the release, a "string freeze" status for GIMPshould be set
>> (even if a few string chanegs are to happen after that).
> Speaking of which, I'd love to know what on Earth the reasoning behind
> putting https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=556884 off the
> milestones is supposed to mean. The prerequisite is in place, making
> the messages translatable is very little work. So why are we going to
> ship 2.8 with the horrible mix of English/localized UI once again?

There are thousands of other small things we could spend time on rather 
than working on the highest prioritized features dictated by our 
roadmap. But if we do, it might very well go another 9 years without 
any support for high bit depths in GIMP.

Let's please focus on what's important, and compared to high bit depths, 
that is not important.

  / Martin


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