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Month: September 2012

Re: [trinity-devel] Press

From: "Timothy Pearson" <kb9vqf@...>
Date: Tue, 11 Sep 2012 12:47:06 -0500
> On Tuesday 11 of September 2012 17:17:58 Timothy Pearson wrote:
>> Slavek, are we about ready to release?  When you are done I am planning
>> to
>> do a mass copy of your packages into the main 3.5.13 release archive, as
>> I
>> see no reason to keep the original buggy 3.5.13 available to the general
>> public.
>> Do I have any volunteers to write a press release for this event?
> A few days ago I stated the following list of tasks:
> 1) approve and include updated scripts
>   => DONE - already included in v3.5.13-sru branch on 'tde'
> 2) prepare v3.5.13-sru branch on the meta-project 'tde'
>    I have done... I'm waiting for scripts, then I'll push it
>   => DONE - switching between branches is now simple:
>      git checkout _branch_ &&
> scripts/switch_all_submodules_to_head_and_clean
> 3) include patches to change path for documentation from kde/HTML to
> tde/HTML
>   => DONE in GIT - now I include this patches into packages, build again
> and
> checking. During checking, for example, I move a manpages, which could be
> in
> conflict with KDE4 packages. Due to thorough checking it may seem that I
> proceed slowly.
> 4) ready for create tarballs and release
>   => I would say that git tree is ready for testing with other
> distributions.
> Once I have all the packages for Debian and Ubuntu updated and packagers
> for
> other distributions also will confirm "ready to release", release could be
> published. :)

Looks good!

> I have set up an account on the wiki, so I can prepare a detailed
> changelog
> (for Etherpad is this article too long). Hovewer, report for the official
> announcement I can not prepare - as you know, in English, I am very weak.

Right, I am not asking you to do this.  There are other members on this
list who can read your master changelog and put a nice public relations
face on it. ;-)

Regarding the original topic of this thread, I ran across this today:

I wonder how many other people just gave up after a while and don't know
that TDE exists or is viable.