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From "Marcus (OOo)" <>
Subject Re: Release communications -- plans
Date Sat, 20 Jul 2013 01:09:52 GMT
Am 07/19/2013 11:04 AM, schrieb Ricardo Berlasso:
> 2013/7/18 Rob Weir<>
>> The Release Notes are starting to look very nice.  It is worth
>> reviewing if you have not looked recently:
> I noticed that the "gatekeeper" notice is twice on the release notes and
> with the same text, one under "known issues" and the other near the end,
> under upgrading/installation, is that intended? Maybe the second one should
> be shorter, pointing to the "known issues"?
> BTW, ES translation is ready.

It looks really a bit too much duplicate.

AFAIK you have created the additional part. What do you think, can you 
shorten it with a reference to the known issue?


>> This is the primary statement of what is in the release.  The
>> introductory sections are general enough that this page can be used as
>> a self-contained announcement message. It doesn't require additional
>> context.
>> However, we will have additional announcement statements.
>> 1) There will be a press release.  This repeats a subset of the
>> contents of the release nots, but it the format and style that is
>> expected in a press release.  Don Harbison took the lead on drafting
>> that.
>> 2) We should also have a brief blog post.  Maybe only a paragraph or
>> two and then a link to the Release Notes.  I don't want to spend too
>> much time on the blog post since I am almost certain the blog will
>> crash under load.  For that reason I'd recommend that we don't promote
>> the blog page via social media, etc.,   Promote the Release Notes
>> instead.
>> In the past we've translated the blog post.  But in this case I'd
>> recommend we focus on translating the Release Notes.
>> 3) A brief announcement to our mailing lists, including the 9000
>> subscribers of our announcement mailing list.  Again, linking back to
>> the Release Notes.
>> 4) Posts to Twitter, Google+, Facebook, etc.  This is something where
>> everyone can help spread the news, by sharing, +1'ing,  RT'ing,. etc.
>> Regards,
>> -Rob

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