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Re: Preparing for F11 Release Notes



On Thu, Jan 29, 2009 at 08:09:22AM -0500, John J. McDonough wrote:
>
> ----- Original Message ----- 
>> From: "Paul W. Frields" <stickster gmail com>
>> When scrubbing in the past, I tended to look at the page
>> history for each beat to see when the last update was made.
>
> The things that drove that comment were a little unusual.  There is
> some content, for example around locating codecs, that is probably
> worthwhile to include in the release notes even if it doesn't
> change.  On the other hand, it is easy to overlook some of that
> stuff that needs update.  At the last minute we scrambled around to
> get updated Flash installtion instuctions on the wiki, but the
> inappropriate Fedora 9 content actually appeared in the release
> notes (I just now filed a bug even though I noticed that shortly
> after release -- my bad).

Right, and I think there's also some precedent for this in the
Installer beat, where there are some average-sized changes from
release to release, but even the unchanging information is extremely
valuable to the user.

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