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compare-locales 0.9.4 released

There’s yet another update to compare-locales, we’re now at 0.9.4. Please update your local installs with pip install -U compare-locales Changes since 0.9.3 are: Catch % as error. Sadly, there’s not much more the parser reports than Invalid Token, but at least it says something. You need to escape that as %. Stability fix, there […]

Minor update to compare-locales for mobile/android/base

I’ve just pushed a minor update to compare-locales to pypi and the dashboard. The only change is that it applies the android quote tests to the files in mobile/android/base. As always, update your local installs by pip install -U compare-locales

compare-locales 0.9.2 released

I just uploaded a new release of compare-locales to pypi, hg.m.o and github. Changes since the last released version: Support for nested l10n.inis, notably, browser/branding. Errors on CSS specs, notably, if en-US is a length or min-width etc, the translation also needs to be one. Warn if CSS specs don’t match in property or unit. […]

Mozilla Europe and Mozilla in Europe

The message below has been communicated to MozCamp Berlin attendees and Mozilla employees via email, signed by Mitchell Baker and Tristan Nitot, but this should be public, so it has been posted to mozilla.governance. We also wanted to put it on a blog so that it ends on planet.mozilla.org, but Tristan’s server is in trouble. […]

Ask Pike at MozCamp Asia 2011

I’ll be at MozCamp Asia 2011, and as I haven’t been to Asia outside of India, I figured I should talk about the things you want me to talk about, and not about what’s on my head. Thus, the session is gonna be titled “Ask Pike”, and I’m fielding questions on google moderator. Of course, […]

… sung to the tune of …

Everytime I redesign I cry a little Everytime I change my mind I wonder why a little Sung to the tune of that song that Simply Red covered and bug 650816.

Why I hate git

wokbok:django-durationRel axelhecht$ git push -f Counting objects: 7, done. Delta compression using up to 4 threads. Compressing objects: 100% (4/4), done. Writing objects: 100% (4/4), 560 bytes, done. Total 4 (delta 2), reused 0 (delta 0) Unpacking objects: 100% (4/4), done. remote: error: refusing to update checked out branch: refs/heads/master remote: error: By default, updating […]

Data models and “vom Kopf auf die Füße”

As you all know we’re having a new release scheme. That’s all good and great for localization, but there’s one tiny little peppermint: It exposed each and every design problem in the l10n dashboard, code-named elmo these days. As many folks wonder why I’m still talking about how the l10n dashboard needs more work, I’ll […]

Coming soon: cross-repository network graphs for hg.m.o

Did you miss the ability to look at our source code and figure out who’s working on what where? Thought that only github can do that? Let me give you a sneak peek at what I’ve been hacking on over the weekend. What’s the big picture of our mainline code development? You can see the […]

Reviewing sign-offs, slightly different

Opening the magic box of l10n admin stuff: We’re doing sign-offs, y’know? Localizers hit the l10n dashboard and click a button to say “this revision is good to ship”. Which is cool, because then they don’t need approval for every patch for release branch fixes. And I’m reviewing the signoffs. Sounds all good, and well […]