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From J├╝rgen Schmidt <jogischm...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Coordination on AOO 4.0 Release Announcement
Date Mon, 15 Jul 2013 16:12:10 GMT
On 7/15/13 4:54 PM, Marcus (OOo) wrote:
> Am 07/15/2013 04:11 PM, schrieb Rob Weir:
>> As Juergen pointed out, the AOO 4.0 release vote has successfully
>> completed.  The release is approved.
>>
>> However, please *do not* go out and start announcing the release yet.
>> We need to coordinate a few final steps before this is done,
>> including:
>>
>> 1. Provisioning the files to the Apache and SourceForge distribution
>> directories
>>
>> 2. Waiting for the files to replicate within the mirror network (as
>> much as 24 hours)
>>
>> 3. Verify download scripts against actual AOO 4.0 files.
>>
>> 4. Complete the release notes.  Convert them to HTML.  Give some time
>> for translations.
>>
>> 5. Prepare announcement emails and blog post and webpage.
>>
>> The above should all be done before we announce.   After we announce,
>> we have a few other items to do:
>>
>> 5. Update logos on social media sites
>>
>> 6. Enable update notification server
>>
>> 7. Follow up blog post +1 week.
>>
>> I'd like to recommend that we aim for a noon UTC announcement on
>> Wednesday, if possible.  That would mean that items 1-5 are complete
>> then.  Release notes translations can roll in over time if needed.
>> But we should have the English Release Notes and the other items ready
>> to go.
> 
> When Juergen is allowed to upload the release until ~20:00 UTC today,
> then the files can be distributed around the mirrors and I should be
> able to update the DL websites tomorrow evening to be ready until
> Wednesday noon UTC.

files are uploaded, see my reply in the RESULT thread... I put Roberto in cc

Juergen

> 
> For the moment it looks like as it could be possible.
> 
> Marcus
> 
> 
> 
>> Does this make sense?  Am I missing anything?  Anyone think that Wed.
>> is not possible?  It is better not to make an important announcement
>> at the end of the week (Thursday or Friday) since that tends to mute
>> the press coverage.
>>
>> We should use the Release Dashboard to coordinate the status of these
>> items:
>>
>> https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/OOOUSERS/4.0+Release+Dashboard
>>
>>
>> Regards,
>>
>> -Rob
> 
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