[Pulp-dev] Turning release notes into user content

Dennis Kliban dkliban at redhat.com
Mon Apr 20 19:34:26 UTC 2020

On Mon, Apr 20, 2020 at 2:38 PM Melanie Corr <mcorr at redhat.com> wrote:

> Hi all,
> As part of the effort to broaden awareness of Pulp and increase
> interactions with both current and future community members, I am looking
> into increasing frequency of blog posts on the Pulp site. This will also
> help with a social media strategy also.
> Currently, I can see that there is a high level of transparency on the
> site, with release note update information being regularly posted, but with
> some effort this could be slightly more digestible for the reader.
> I would like to try and take this content that is gathered with the
> towncrier tool to see if I could develop the output into user content, for
> example, why this incremental update benefits the user, how does fixing x
> bug make the user's life easier, and so on.
> To do this, I would need to collect the output of towncrier myself, or the
> draft output if I wanted to prepare a post in advance of a release.
> Can you advise how I would go about collecting this?
> If you have any further suggestions, I would love to hear them.
You will need to install 'towncrier' from PyPI and then run it from the
root of the pulpcore repository. Here are the commands I use for that.

pip install towncrier
git clone https://github.com/pulp/pulpcore
cd pulpcore
towncrier --version x.y.z --draft

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