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From Kay Schenk <kay.sch...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Coordination on AOO 4.0 Release Announcement
Date Mon, 15 Jul 2013 16:54:39 GMT
On Mon, Jul 15, 2013 at 9:34 AM, Rob Weir <robweir@apache.org> wrote:

> On Mon, Jul 15, 2013 at 12:14 PM, Kay Schenk <kay.schenk@gmail.com> wrote:
> > On Mon, Jul 15, 2013 at 7:11 AM, Rob Weir <robweir@apache.org> wrote:
> >
> >> 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.
> >>
> >
> > Does this mean we'll move English  Release Notes to web as always?
> >
>
> Personally, I think that is a pain in the ass to convert the wiki
> Release Notes to HTML.  Remember, our goal has been to make the
> Release Notes nicer, with more graphics, etc.  So this is going to
> make conversion more difficult.  But if someone really wants to do
> that, then I have no objections.
>
> -Rob
>

Given our past thread on this, I didn't know what the "decision" was.

For now, we will link to the Community wiki area I guess, and deal with
other issues on this matter later.


>
> >
> >> 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.
> >
> >
> > OK  - a lot depends on uploads and mirror situation
> >
> >
> >>  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.
> >>
> >> 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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> >
> >
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> >
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