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Bug Day for Translate Toolkit and Pootle 0.9

Note that in this exercise, anybody who uses the toolkit or Pootle is welcome, not just coders - there is lots that you can do to help!


  • The bug day is Thursday 23rd and Friday 24th of March 2006 (extended)
  • We will pretend to be time zone agnostic, so some people's days won't overlap…
  • Any bug gathering before the day will also be useful as it means the coder types can start work straight away.
  • the code to use is in CVS under the translate-toolkit-0-8-branch branch. It would help if people have access to CVS so they can quickly test fixes, but if that's too difficult we can try release snapshots as the day progresses.
  • We will all gather in the #pootle IRC channel on
  • It would be great to provide cakes, but they're hard to transport across the net, so you will have to get your own I'm afraid :-)
  • Bugs should be filed at under “Translate Toolkit” or “Pootle” respectively.
  • It would be helpful if people could install the test framework: follow the testing instructions


  • a bug is filed
  • if possible, a unit test is coded to reproduce what is causing that bug at the lower level
  • if it is determined that this should be fixed for 0.9, a milestone will be set
  • developers will feverishly try to fix all bugs set for 0.9, with tests
  • IRC will be useful for communicating during all of this.
  • There's a bugdaytest script in src/tools/ which will cvs up, run tests, and upload them to - summaries in the summary log


  • David Fraser
  • Dwayne Bailey
  • Friedel Wolff
  • Oscar Manuel Gómez Senovilla