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Launchpad 2.2.3: Additional Personal Package Archives


The Launchpad team is proud to announce the release of Launchpad 2.2.3!

Here are the highlights of what's new in this release:

 * Additional Personal Package Archives for yourself and your teams
 * Translation template imports directly from your project's Bazaar
Read on for more!

Additional Personal Package Archives
You can now create multiple PPAs both for yourself and your teams.

This is ideal if you're publishing different versions of the same 
application to different audiences. For example: you may have one 
archive for alpha versions and another that's used by your beta testers.

Visit your profile page -- or that of one of your teams -- to add more 

See Julian's blog post for further details:


Translation template imports from Bazaar branches

Host your project's code using Launchpad and Bazaar? Also translate your
software using Launchpad?

Launchpad can now automatically find and import your translation 
templates from your project's Bazaar branches.

Once you've activated automatic imports, Launchpad will monitor the 
official branch for each of your series and pull in any new template
versions that you commit.

Read Henning's blog post to get the full story:


Also new in this release

There's more to Launchpad 2.2.3, including:

 * teams can now have +junk branches
 * releases are now directly linked to milestones -- see Curtis' blog
   post for more: http://blog.launchpad.net/?p=627
 * projects' owners and bug supervisors can now set official bug tags
 * uploading packages to Launchpad, whether directly for Ubuntu or to a 
   PPA, now earns you karma!
For full details of the bugs and blueprints that make up Launchpad 2.2.3
visit its milestone page:


If you come across a bug, please report it here:


See you at the end of the month

Our second release for April -- 2.2.4 -- is due on the 29th of April.

In the meantime, stay up to date with Launchpad news and views through 
our blog:


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