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Progress on i18n tasks since GUADEC in A Coruña

During the previous GUADEC, the i18n team prepared a to-do list for the following year. The year has passed, so it is time to review what has been done. 1) Module release calendar — won’t happen — lack of interest … Continue reading

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GSoC final report on Lockdown

So, the GSoC is over. During the summer the project changed form the initial vision quite a bit. Instead of  being a simple standalone profile editor, the lockdown solution I’ve been working on requires some changes in: Accountsservice, where the … Continue reading

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Progress on GNOME lockdown #5

During the last GUADEC the vision on lockdown editor specifics got quite clear: The information about which user has which profile is stored in AccountsService. The newest changes are found in forked repository. It allows basic reading and writing of … Continue reading

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News from translation BoF from GUADEC

Yesterday I spent the whole day with translators discussing how to make localization efforts easier for everyone. The work in progress is documented on GNOME wiki page. A quick overview of things to be done: Make a release calendar, to … Continue reading

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Help us (translators) help you

A lot of talks here at GUADEC are about communication between developers and newbies, technical writers, etc. As a translator I want to point out that it would be great if you remembered about us as well. And by “remember” … Continue reading

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How does your software feel?

Disclaimer — I write this as a software user, not a developer. After the speech “Every detail matter”, I wanted to share some anecdotal experience on quality of software. When I have to determine quality of software, I don’t have … Continue reading

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Progress on GNOME lockdown #4

OK, so it is time to report on the progress with the lockdown editor. During the previous week I did some gnome-control-center poking, and Ryan (desrt) is pushing to extend account services to support mandatory dconf profiles, group management and … Continue reading

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