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Re: Release Announcement



On 10/3/07, Paul W. Frields <stickster gmail com> wrote:
> On Wed, 2007-10-03 at 03:53 -0400, Jason Taylor wrote:
> >
> >
> > On 10/2/07, Paul W. Frields <stickster gmail com> wrote:
> >         On Tue, 2007-10-02 at 19:20 -0400, Jason Taylor wrote:
> >         > I never heard back from the release engineering folks and I
> >         looked
> >         > through various developer lists but was unable to find
> >         anything that
> >         > tracked major changes, there are a ton of minor changes to
> >         packages
> >         > but as far as anything major changing...There a specific
> >         place that
> >         > tracks this sort of thing...
> >
> >         If possible, Jason, try and post your replies at the bottom of
> >         a thread,
> >         to make it easier to read the discussion as it goes along.
> >
> >         I would like to make one suggestion -- let's not start the
> >         announcement
> >         with a list of bugs.  Not necessarily putting our best foot
> >         forward!
> >         The test2 release announcement is here:
> >
> >         https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-announce-list/2007-September/msg00002.html
> >
> >         I think that is more along the lines of what release engineers
> >         are
> >         looking for.  It might make more sense to direct people to the
> >         http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Bugs/F8Common page and track
> >         these bugs
> >         there, so anything not fixed by F8 GA will already be in place
> >         on that
> >         page.  That's the same namespacing we have used in previous
> >         releases.
> >
> >         Also, note we have this page for use in the final Fedora 8
> >         release
> >         announcement:
> >
> >         http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Docs/Drafts/ReleaseAnnouncements
> >
> >         It needs to be updated from F7 to F8.  Are you (or is anyone)
> >         interested
> >         in taking charge of this page, updating the schedule for F8,
> >         mailing
> >         other lists as appropriate to notify them of content, and
> >         generally
> >         tracking the tasks listed on that page?
> >
> > The idea was once I had the list of new packages and/or changes
> > compiled that would go at the top of the list. I could possibly take
> > care of the  ReleaseAnnouncements page, what kind of time frame?
>
> Super!  As for the time frame for ReleaseAnnouncements -- according to
> the page itself, the talking points for F7 were ready about 8 days
> before the release date, so that should give you some idea.  Does that
> sound doable to you?
>
> And I apologize in advance for being a netiquette nazi, but if you could
> post in plain ASCII text, it would help the many subscribers we have who
> aren't using GUI mail readers.  If you're using the Gmail interface to
> read and send mail, you'll find there's a "Plain text" button above the
> editor which should allow you to send messages in the proper format.
> You can toggle this back and forth for other uses, of course.
>
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I got a couple of new projects at work. Unfortunately that means I
don't know how much time I will have for this now. Be more than happy
to help where I can just not sure I should take the whole page as I
haven't been able to take a good look at everything involved.

-Jason


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