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Month: November 2014

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

From: "Timothy Pearson" <kb9vqf@...>
Date: Sat, 29 Nov 2014 18:35:14 -0600
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>> All,
>> With TDE R14.0.0 RC2 just around the corner I need some assistance with
>> the press release:
>> 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
>> Version: GnuPG v1.4.11 (GNU/Linux)
> 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
>, 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):

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. :-)


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