Category Archives: English

Commit Digest Cheat Sheet Part 2: the Merge Commits

With git, many developers tend to work on branches, even for longer time. Then they merge them into the ‘master’ branch when the functionality is finished, the freeze is over and so on. In the Commit Digest we usually do … Continue reading

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Commit Digest Cheat Sheet Part 1: the DIGEST tag

This post is inspired by an Akademy discussion with a developer who likes the Commit Digest but didn’t know about the DIGEST tag 🙂 The KDE Commit Digest http://commit-digest.org/ provides weekly review of KDE developers activity. The reviewers of the … Continue reading

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New article: Understanding How Messages Appear to Translators

When translators and developers look at the same program, the see different things. For the developers, the code is clear. There is context around. For the translators, however, it is different. They just see the message text. It’s good to … Continue reading

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Akademy 2013: l10n BoF Impressions

We had a BOF on translation issues on this year’s Akademy. Many people came up and we really didn’t have time to discuss everything. However, it was a very interesting meeting and a needed one. Sebastien made a summary on … Continue reading

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KDE Commit Digest: How to make your commit seen?

I had a presentation at Akademy this year, talking about the way developers can use their commit messages to promote their projects further. The short version of the talk is: make the commit messages easy to understand and if you … Continue reading

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Commit Digest is recruiting!

KDE Commit-Digest provides an overview of the developers activity in KDE. However, bringing it to the readers every week requires significant number of people to review and classify the commits (thanks to developers!) on regular basis. That’s why we’re continously … Continue reading

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GCI Follow-up

I’m in progress of making all the work done by the students during GCI to the main repository. We (the Polish team) had 10+ tasks, all were taken and finished. Impressive. Currently all the screenshots are updated and I’m going … Continue reading

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