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From Shawn McKinney <smckin...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [ANNOUNCE] Apache Fortress 1.0.1 released
Date Fri, 19 Aug 2016 12:15:48 GMT

> On Aug 19, 2016, at 6:14 AM, sebb <sebbaz@gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> What is the project about? Why should I be interested in it?
> [rhetorical questions]
> 
> The Announce emails are sent to people not on the developer or user lists.
> Most will have no idea what the project is about.
> 
> It's helpful to have a short introduction near the start of the
> announcement to give the context.
> If they are interested, they can read further.
> 
> In this case there is a brief description of the project in the mail,
> but it is right at the bottom.
> 
> Please could you consider putting the description at the start of the
> mail for future releases?
> 
> Thanks.

Hello, yes of course, will certainly do that next time.

> 
> On Aug 19, 2016, at 6:14 AM, sebb <sebbaz@gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> 
> Some sample announce mails from other projects:
> 
> https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/aaf8f266d7827ab61abf53156644a9f736af5df1e631fc8815c619de@%3Cannounce.apache.org%3E
> 
> https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/e9bbcdc950ba9e37db6196286e1396a52d99a3b54e6e9710e8c2bdfa@%3Cannounce.apache.org%3E
> 
> announce@apache.org:
> https://lists.apache.org/list.html?announce@apache.org

Thanks for your input, much appreciated.

Shawn


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