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Re: [trinity-devel] TDE R14 RC2 press release -- Help Needed!

From: Slávek Banko <slavek.banko@...>
Date: Sun, 30 Nov 2014 13:20:15 +0100
On Sunday 30 of November 2014 12:55:46 Michele Calgaro wrote:
> On 2014/11/30 06:16 PM, Timothy Pearson wrote:
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> >> On 2014/11/30 09:35 AM, Timothy Pearson wrote:
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> >>>>> All,
> >>>>>
> >>>>> With TDE R14.0.0 RC2 just around the corner I need some assistance
> >>>>> with
> >>>>> the press release: http://trinity.etherpad.trinitydesktop.org/37
> >>>>>
> >>>>> Making sure the list of news outlets is up to date (and providing
> >>>>> Email
> >>>>> addresses) would also be helpful.  I am not one who typically
> >>>>> consumes open source news so I'm not sure what the best outlets to
> >>>>> submit this to
> >>>>> would be.  I would recommend staying away from Phoronix though as
> >>>>> they have a strong pro- Wayland/tablet/phone and anti- traditional
> >>>>> desktop computing viewpoint.
> >>>>>
> >>>>> Historically I seem to end up tied up with release-related tasks and
> >>>>> have
> >>>>> not been able to get a proper news release out on time (or even at
> >>>>> all),
> >>>>> so any help with this is much appreciated!
> >>>>>
> >>>>> Thanks!
> >>>>>
> >>>>> Tim
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> >>>>
> >>>> Hi,
> >>>>
> >>>> Please note that the following is only my opinion, and view as an user
> >>>> and
> >>>> not a dev:
> >>>>
> >>>> What this document is doing is more like a chip datasheet than
> >>>> something
> >>>> to attract new users.
> >>>>
> >>>> By seeing it with the viewpoint of the user, you should:
> >>>> 1. Very very important: Include screenshots: You would never sell a
> >>>> car with a picture of it...
> >>>> 2. Quite important: What do day-to-day users should expect to be new
> >>>> from
> >>>> 3.5.13.2, or for new users who didn't know about TDE, what is to
> >>>> expect from it in relation to KDE 3.5.10? Do their day-to-day software
> >>>> got improved, bugs are fixed and better running?
> >>>> 3. Datasheet-like info as it is now.
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>> Thank you! What do you think!
> >>>> -Alexandre
> >>>
> >>> I pretty much agree.  I did not write the original on that site.  What
> >>> I have written in the past are pages like this (screenshots included):
> >>> https://www.trinitydesktop.org/newsentry.php?entry=2014.11.19
> >>> https://www.trinitydesktop.org/newsentry.php?entry=2011.11.01
> >>>
> >>> I am asking for assistance writing a replacement as it needs to be done
> >>> but I simply don't have the time (or apparently the perspective) to do
> >>> it
> >>> properly. :-)
> >>>
> >>> Thanks!
> >>>
> >>> Tim
> >>
> >> Hi Tim,
> >> I will try to help during the week as well. I think the best way would
> >> be to have a page on the TDE site or wiki (maybe not public for the time
> >> being) where users can see and edit contents.
> >> What do you think?
> >>
> >> Cheers
> >>     Michele
> >
> > I don't know enough about MediaWiki to say whether we can have a private
> > page; in any case it might be a good idea to start building the press
> > release on the Wiki so that we can drop in images, etc. as needed.
> >
> > Feel free to create a page for this.  I will likely be releasing RC2 on
> > Dec. 1 (or Dec. 2 at the latest) so that we can stay on track for a
> > mid-December final release.
> >
> > Tim
>
> Ok, I will probably start tomorrow (Dec 1) and progress as the week goes
> along.
>
> Cheers
>    Michele
>

For earlier versions were prepared simultaneously pages Release Notes (Wiki) 
and Press Release (Etherpad). It seems to me like a good way - well suited 
for the upcoming R14.0.0.

-- 
Slávek