Commit 29018b32 authored by intrigeri's avatar intrigeri
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Start drafting the March report.

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* [[Tails VERSION was released on MONTH DAY|news/version_VERSION]] ([major|minor] release).
[[Tails 2.11 was released on March 7|news/version_2.11]] (minor release).
* Tails VERSION+1 is [[scheduled for MONTH DAY|contribute/calendar]].
Tails 2.12 is [[scheduled for April 18|contribute/calendar]].
The following changes were introduced in Tails VERSION:
The following changes were introduced in Tails 2.11:
XXX: Copy the "Changes" section of the release notes, and compact a bit:
- We are very sad to announce that Tails 2.11 will be the last version
to include [I2P](, an alternative
anonymizing network.
* Remove lines about software upgrade (that's not Tails itself).
* Remove screenshots.
* Remove "New features" and "Upgrades and changes" headlines.
* Remove line about Changelog.
- If running on a 32-bit processor, notify the user that it won't
be able to start Tails 3.0 anymore. ([[!tails_ticket 12193]])
- Notify I2P users that I2P will be removed in Tails
2.12. ([[!tails_ticket 12271]])
- Fix CVE-2017-6074 (local root privilege escalation) by disabling
the `dccp` module. ([[!tails_ticket 12280]]) Also disable kernel
modules for some other uncommon network protocols. (Part of
[[!tails_ticket 6457]])
- Tor Browser: Don't show offline warning when opening the local
documentation of Tails. ([[!tails_ticket 12269]])
- Fix rare issue causing automatic upgrades to not apply properly
([[!tails_ticket 8449]] and [[!tails_ticket 11839]])
- Install Linux 4.8.15 to prevent GNOME from freezing with Intel
GM965/GL960 Integrated Graphics. ([[!tails_ticket 12217]])
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XXX: List important code work that is not covered already by the Release
section (for example, the changes being worked on for the next version).
## Reproducible builds
## Stretch
Two beta releases for Tails 3.0 were published
([[3.0~beta2|news/test_3.0-beta2]] on March 8,
[[3.0~beta3|news/test_3.0-beta3]] on March 19).
Documentation and website
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XXX: Count the number of tests in /features at the beginning of next month
We upgraded some of our systems to Debian 9 (Stretch), in order to
help identify remaining issues before it becomes the new Debian
stable release.
git checkout `git rev-list -n 1 --before="June 1" origin/devel`
git grep --extended-regexp '^\s*Scenario:' -- features/*.feature | wc -l
All major browsers will now refuse to connect to our website, and to
any web service we host in the `` namespace, unless
HTTPS is used with a valid certificate: they are now on the Google
Chrome 57 *HSTS preload* list, and all other major browsers build
their own list from this one.
XXX: Report only if more scenarios have been written and add the diff from the previous month, for example:
We started researching our options for upgrading our server hardware.
- Our test suite covers SCENARIOS scenarios, DIFF more that in May.
We made some progress on deploying a web platform for translations
and an internal XMPP server.
We started a process to hire a new system administrator.
XXX: The fundraising team should look at the fundraising Git.
We've sent a proposal to OTF, that covers:
git log --patch --since='1 December' --until='1 January' origin/master
* adding TrueCrypt support in GNOME;
* adding a graphical interface for the Additional Packages
persistent feature;
* a small fraction of our day-to-day operations budget.
XXX: The fundraising and accounting teams should look at the archives of <> and <>.
Our budget until the end of March, 2018 was approved by the Tails
core contributors.
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* On March 1st, Austin English presented [Tails at the Austin (Texas) Linux Meetup](
* Four of us attended the Tor developers meeting in Amsterdam. It was great!
See the [first report](
about it.
* Mediapart: XXX:jvoisin
Upcoming events
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On-going discussions
XXX: Link to the thread on <>.
Press and testimonials
XXX: Copy content from press/media_appearances_2016.mdwn
This page is continuously updated by, so if
it's empty there might be nothing special to report.
We had a contributors meeting on March 3 ([[minutes|contribute/meetings/201703]]).
XXX: Add the output of `contribute/l10n_tricks/`
XXX: Add the output of (adjust month!):
## All the website
- de: 56% (3189) strings translated, 5% strings fuzzy, 50% words translated
- fa: 40% (2265) strings translated, 8% strings fuzzy, 44% words translated
- fr: 82% (4670) strings translated, 1% strings fuzzy, 81% words translated
- it: 28% (1598) strings translated, 3% strings fuzzy, 25% words translated
- pt: 27% (1549) strings translated, 8% strings fuzzy, 25% words translated
git checkout $(git rev-list -n 1 --before="September 1" origin/master) && \
git submodule update --init && \
Total original words: 58396
## [[Core pages of the website|contribute/l10n_tricks/core_po_files.txt]]
- de: 82% (1538) strings translated, 10% strings fuzzy, 83% words translated
- fa: 38% (708) strings translated, 10% strings fuzzy, 39% words translated
- fr: 99% (1845) strings translated, 0% strings fuzzy, 99% words translated
- it: 79% (1486) strings translated, 10% strings fuzzy, 79% words translated
- pt: 49% (922) strings translated, 13% strings fuzzy, 50% words translated
Total original words: 17057
* Tails has been started more than BOOTS/MONTH times this month. This makes BOOTS/DAY boots a day on average.
* SIGS downloads of the OpenPGP signature of Tails ISO from our website.
* WHISPERBACK bug reports were received through WhisperBack.
XXX: Ask for these numbers.
XXX: sajolida
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