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End of live for 1.9 strings in AMOS

 
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End of live for 1.9 strings in AMOS
by David Mudrák - Wednesday, 14 November 2012, 5:35 PM
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Hi!

I would like to announce that we plan to get rid of all 1.9 strings registered in the AMOS repository. There are several reasons for that:

  • These strings are for read-only access. Strings for Moodle 1.x can't be edited using AMOS. So all these strings just occupy valuable space in the database which makes certain operations (like the index update) a bit slower.
  • Our old CVS servers that hold the 1.x translations will be shut down in January.
  • AMOS itself does not need these strings - relevant ZIP packages are generated from the original repository.

However, I would like to hear your eventual objections. Is there anybody out there referring to 1.9 string registered in AMOS in a way that would persuade me that they are really needed here? If so, can you describe how and why you need 1.9 strings in AMOS? Thanks for you comments!

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Tárgy: End of live for 1.9 strings in AMOS
by Károly Fábricz - Wednesday, 14 November 2012, 6:11 PM
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Hi David,

 

The sooner the better.

 

Cheers,

 

Karoly

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Re: End of live for 1.9 strings in AMOS
by koen roggemans - Wednesday, 14 November 2012, 6:54 PM
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Is see only one reason for 1.9 strings in AMOS anyway: updated 1.9 strings can travel to other branches that way.

Since CVS ends, the way to AMOS for 1.9 ends, so 1.9 strings in AMOS become absolutely useless.

So I think: yes, they can go when CVS ends.

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Re: End of live for 1.9 strings in AMOS
by David Mudrák - Wednesday, 14 November 2012, 8:02 PM
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Ay, very good point Koen. However, as we can see at https://github.com/mudrd8mz/moodle-lang/commits/cvshead the CVS does not get much commits anyway (just three since July).
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Re: End of live for 1.9 strings in AMOS
by German Valero - Wednesday, 14 November 2012, 9:04 PM
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Hi David,

Let's go forward and improve what we really use in AMOS.

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Re: End of live for 1.9 strings in AMOS
by Andrea Bicciolo - Wednesday, 14 November 2012, 10:03 PM
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Hi David,

I do not see problems on removing 1.9 strings form AMOS.

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Re: End of live for 1.9 strings in AMOS
by Séverin Terrier - Thursday, 21 March 2013, 7:30 PM
 

Hi,

If seems that Moodle 1.9 strings are still in AMOS...

If there's no use for it, perhaps better drop them from AMOS, and remove 1.9 from possible versions (at the top).

Séverin

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Re: End of live for 1.9 strings in AMOS
by Séverin Terrier - Thursday, 28 March 2013, 9:45 PM
 

I've seen 1.9 is no more in possible choices for version!

Séverin

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Re: End of live for 1.9 strings in AMOS
by David Mudrák - Friday, 29 March 2013, 3:46 PM
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Correct. The option was silently hidden in reaction to your post tongueout
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Re: End of live for 1.9 strings in AMOS
by Séverin Terrier - Tuesday, 2 April 2013, 10:51 PM
 

Thanks David.