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[[!meta title="Tails report for June, 2015"]]

Tails 1.4.1 has been postponed (because Mozilla changed their release schedule) and was released in the beginning of July. So once again, this report will give non-code news :)

[[!toc]]

Releases
========

* The next release (1.5) is [[planned for August 11|contribute/calendar/]].

* We decided on a new [[version number scheme|contribute/release_schedule#versioning]].

Code
====

FIXME

Documentation and website
=========================

* A small note about non-free firmware was added to our [[licence page|doc/about/license]].

* Our [[documentation for reviewers|contribute/merge_policy/review]] now explains how to do a good and nice review.

* We warn that *Tails OpenPGP Applet* can lead to
  [[encoding problems for emails|doc/encryption_and_privacy/gpgapplet/public-key_cryptography#encoding]].

User experience
===============

- On the [[Installation Assistant|blueprint/bootstrapping/assistant]]:
  - We wrote a full synopsis of the [[installation process for
    Windows|blueprint/bootstrapping/assistant/windows]], submitted it for
    review, and started testing it ([[!tails_ticket 9202 desc="#9202"]]).
  - We started writing an ikiwiki and Bootstrap prototype of the Installation
    Assistant in [[!tails_gitweb_branch web/assistant]].

* People are working on the [Greeter mockups](https://mailman.boum.org/pipermail/tails-ux/2015-June/000437.html).

Infrastructure
==============

* Our test suite covers 185 scenarios, 3 more that in May. We removed outdated scenario again, so there are more than 3 new tests :)

* We decided to publicly archive the tails-support mailing list, since external websites were archiving it anyway.

* FIXME more?

Funding
=======

* If you want to help us develop and maintain Tails, please [[donate|contribute/how/donate]] :)

* We sent our final report for the Access Innovation Prize received in
  March 2014.

* We submitted our second quarterly report to the
  [Digital Defenders Partnership](https://digitaldefenders.org/).

Outreach
========

* [A workshop about Tails](http://www.lacantine-brest.net/event/atelier-datalove-tails-x-tor/) happened in Brest, France, June 18th.

* Tchou and Fiodor Tonti gave [a talk about Tails and UX](https://www.passageenseine.org/fr/programme/2015/jeudi-18-juin/grande-salle/atelier-design-tails) in Pas Sage en Seine 2015 at NUMA in Paris, France on June 18th. [The video is online](https://www.passageenseine.org/fr/archives-et-videos/) and good feedback already arrived :)

* [A workshop about Tor and Tails](https://jardin-entropique.eu.org/ateliers) happened in Rennes, France, during the Jardin entropique event, June 28th.

Upcoming events
---------------

* A talk about Tails will take place during [DebConf15](http://debconf15.debconf.org/) in Heidelberg, Germany, in August.

* Please let us know if you organize an event about Tails, we'll be glad to announce it :)

On-going discussions
====================

* [We discussed our release versioning](https://mailman.boum.org/pipermail/tails-dev/2015-June/009132.html) and found a new way to do it: always increment the first number with major Debian version, or whenever it makes sense for Tails only (user-visible changes); second number: even for bugfix releases, odd for major ones; add an extra 3rd number for emergency releases.

* intrigeri started a discussion about [tightening a bit the Evince and Totem AppArmor policy](https://mailman.boum.org/pipermail/tails-dev/2015-June/009007.html).

* genghiskant proposed [making a fork of Tails without non-free firmware](https://mailman.boum.org/pipermail/tails-dev/2015-June/009023.html).

* We're talking about the design of a [persistent Tor state](https://mailman.boum.org/pipermail/tails-dev/2015-June/009095.html).

* We're also discussing the [automated tests specification](https://mailman.boum.org/pipermail/tails-dev/2015-June/009123.html).

Press and testimonials
======================

* We gave an interview to Amaelle Guiton from
  [Libération](http://liberation.fr) about our relationship with the Tor
  ecosystem.

* We provided some data to Patrick Howell O'Neill from the Daily Dot for
  his article about [The state of encryption tools, 2 years after Snowden leaks](https://www.dailydot.com/politics/encryption-since-snowden-trending-up/).

Translation
===========

All website PO files
--------------------

  - de: 18% (1256) strings translated, 0% strings fuzzy, 17% words translated
  - fr: 45% (3046) strings translated, 2% strings fuzzy, 43% words translated
  - pt: 28% (1861) strings translated, 3% strings fuzzy, 26% words translated

Total original words: 76665

[[Core PO files|contribute/l10n_tricks/core_po_files.txt]]
--------------------------------------

  - de: 60% (791) strings translated, 1% strings fuzzy, 68% words translated
  - fr: 91% (1205) strings translated, 4% strings fuzzy, 92% words translated
  - pt: 84% (1119) strings translated, 8% strings fuzzy, 87% words translated

Total original words: 14258

Metrics
=======

* Tails has been started more than 391,084 times this month. This makes FIXME boots a day on average.

* 19,284 downloads of the OpenPGP signature of Tails ISO from our website.

* 57 bug reports were received through WhisperBack.


-- Report by BitingBird for Tails folks