EPEL announcement planed for 20070726

Thorsten Leemhuis fedora at leemhuis.info
Sun Jul 15 13:09:36 UTC 2007

On 12.07.2007 20:32, Rahul Sundaram wrote:
> Thorsten Leemhuis wrote:
>> just a heads up; the current plan is to officially announce EPEL on
>> Thursday, 26th 2007. Yes, that's one week later that estimated last
>> week, as we need a bit more time to fix all broken deps before the
>> announcement.
>> While at it: Note that new and updated packages for EPEL will go to into
>> EPEL-testing repo after the announcement (¹) and get moved to the proper
>> repo at a later point of time. The plan is to do the move from testing
>> to the proper repo in parallel with the "quarterly" EL-releases like
>> RHEL 5.1.
> Have you folks decided where and how the announcements should be send?
> Fedora announce list
> RHEL 4 and 5 lists and announce lists
> Red Hat press release
> Other news sites
> This might be a useful reference:
> http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Marketing/SpreadingNews

Karsten, what is our plan exactly? I'd really like to see some
announcement got out -- it doesn't have to be businesswire, but some
linux-sites will likely pick it up if we just send some sane stuff in
mail in their direction.


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