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From sebb <seb...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [ANNOUNCE] Apache Ignite 2.4.0 Released: Machine Learning GA and Spark DataFrames
Date Sat, 17 Mar 2018 09:59:21 GMT
Yes, that would be ideal for the announce emails.

On 16 March 2018 at 23:42, Denis Magda <dmagda@apache.org> wrote:
> Absolutely. The concern here was that I didn't provide the necessary
> description in general.
>
> --
> Denis
>
> On Fri, Mar 16, 2018 at 3:51 PM, Dmitriy Setrakyan <dsetrakyan@apache.org>
> wrote:
>>
>>  Denis,
>>
>> The brief pitch we provide on the home page should be good enough, no?
>>
>> Apache Ignite™ is a memory-centric distributed database, caching, and
>> > processing platform for
>> > transactional, analytical, and streaming workloads, delivering in-memory
>> > speeds at petabyte scale
>>
>>
>> D.
>>
>>
>>
>> On Fri, Mar 16, 2018 at 11:19 AM, Denis Magda <dmagda@apache.org> wrote:
>>
>> > Thanks for the pointers, will check them up.
>> >
>> > Have a good weekend,
>> > Denis
>> >
>> > On Fri, Mar 16, 2018 at 11:16 AM, sebb <sebbaz@gmail.com> wrote:
>> >
>> > > Perhaps have a look at the announce mails sent by Httpd and Tomcat.
>> > >
>> > > Even though these projects are better known than most, they still
>> > > provide a short summary of what they do.
>> > > I don't think they read as though written by robots...
>> > >
>> > > On 16 March 2018 at 17:02, Denis Magda <dmagda@apache.org> wrote:
>> > > > All our previous announcements were formatted precisely the way you
>> > > suggest.
>> > > > However, I haven't fount that template effective. Personally, I
>> > > > archive
>> > > an
>> > > > email immediately if see it's written the standard way and I know
>> > nothing
>> > > > about the product.
>> > > >
>> > > > That's why I decided to experiment targeting those who already know
>> > > Ignite
>> > > > and interested in solutions it provided in 2.4. Really appreciate
>> > > > your
>> > > > feedback and will see how to incorporate your suggestions for future
>> > > > announcements. Just don't like to see emails written by "robots".
>> > > >
>> > > > --
>> > > > Denis
>> > > >
>> > > >
>> > > >
>> > > > On Fri, Mar 16, 2018 at 8:34 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.
>> > > >>
>> > > >> So the e-mails should contain at least brief details of what the
>> > > >> product does, and some info on why the new release might be of
>> > > >> interest to them.
>> > > >>
>> > > >> Readers should not have to click the link to find out the basic
>> > > >> information
>> > > >> (although of course it is useful to have such links for further
>> > detail).
>> > > >>
>> > > >> Please can you add that information to future announce mails?
>> > > >>
>> > > >> Thanks.
>> > > >>
>> > > >>
>> > > >> On 16 March 2018 at 00:09, Denis Magda <dmagda@apache.org>
wrote:
>> > > >> > Usually, Ignite community rolls out a new version once in
3
>> > > >> > months,
>> > > but
>> > > >> > we
>> > > >> > had to make an exception for Apache Ignite 2.4 that consumed
five
>> > > months
>> > > >> > in
>> > > >> > total.
>> > > >> >
>> > > >> > We could easily blame Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year
>> > > >> > holidays
>> > > for
>> > > >> > the
>> > > >> > delay and would be forgiven, but, in fact, we were forging
the
>> > release
>> > > >> > you
>> > > >> > can't just pass by.
>> > > >> >
>> > > >> > Let's dive in and look for a big fish:
>> > > >> > https://blogs.apache.org/ignite/entry/apache-ignite-2-4-brings
>> > > >> >
>> > > >> > The full list of the changes can be found here:
>> > > >> > https://ignite.apache.org/releases/2.4.0/release_notes.html
>> > > >> >
>> > > >> > Ready to try then navigate to our downloads page:
>> > > >> > https://ignite.apache.org/download.cgi
>> > > >> >
>> > > >> > --
>> > > >> > Denis
>> > > >
>> > > >
>> > >
>> >
>
>

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