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From Sally Khudairi ...@haloworldwide.com>
Subject Re: Pivot graduation
Date Thu, 10 Dec 2009 17:15:53 GMT
That works wonderfully :-)

Thanks, Greg!

/SK

--- On Thu, 12/10/09, Greg Brown <gkbrown@mac.com> wrote:

> From: Greg Brown <gkbrown@mac.com>
> Subject: Re: Pivot graduation
> To: sk@haloworldwide.com
> Cc: "Bowen Rich" <rbowen@rcbowen.com>, "ASF PRC Team" <prc@apache.org>, pivot-dev@incubator.apache.org
> Date: Thursday, December 10, 2009, 12:07 PM
> Why we tenatively shoot for 1/12
> (Tuesday). If, for some reason, the new site/release isn't
> ready by then, we can adjust. Does that sound OK?
> 
> On Dec 10, 2009, at 12:02 PM, Sally Khudairi wrote:
> 
> > That's perfect, Greg. I love the idea of the site
> relaunch as well.
> > 
> > Let's stay connected over the next few weeks so we can
> make sure the timing is right. The best days to issue press
> releases are on Tuesdays, followed by Monday, then
> Wednesday.
> > 
> > Also, note that 18th January is Martin Luther King Day
> (US Federal holiday), so we may have to adjust the
> announcement time should you wish to go live that week.
> > 
> > Chat soon,
> > Sally
> > 
> > 
> > --- On Thu, 12/10/09, Greg Brown <gkbrown@mac.com>
> wrote:
> > 
> >> From: Greg Brown <gkbrown@mac.com>
> >> Subject: Re: Pivot graduation
> >> To: sk@haloworldwide.com
> >> Cc: "Bowen Rich" <rbowen@rcbowen.com>,
> "ASF PRC Team" <prc@apache.org>,
> pivot-dev@incubator.apache.org
> >> Date: Thursday, December 10, 2009, 10:59 AM
> >> Hi Sally,
> >> 
> >> I think we would prefer to wait until after the
> first of
> >> the year, if that is OK - we are also planning a
> site
> >> relaunch and new release to coincide with the
> graduation,
> >> and we would like them to be ready when the press
> release is
> >> issued.
> >> 
> >> I will try to put together a draft of the press
> release
> >> sometime over the next couple of days, using the
> examples
> >> you sent as a guide.
> >> 
> >> Thanks!
> >> Greg
> >> 
> >> On Dec 10, 2009, at 8:27 AM, Sally Khudairi
> wrote:
> >> 
> >>> Hello Greg!
> >>> 
> >>> I'm so sorry that your message below got lost
> in the
> >> shuffle last week.
> >>> 
> >>> I am still available to help with crafting a
> press
> >> release with you. We can issue it next week,
> Thursday 17
> >> December (before 10AM ET) being the absolute
> drop-dead time
> >> to do so.
> >>> 
> >>> You also mentioned testimonials. Ideally,
> you'll have
> >> a quote from the PMC Chair, along with 2-3 highly
> visible
> >> implementations or users. For example, this little
> tidbit I
> >> just read on the incubating Cassandra http://n2.nabble.com/Cassandra-users-survey-td4040068.html#a4040439
> >>> 
> >>> Our process for getting press releases done
> has
> >> evolved to have the PMC write as much of the
> announcement
> >> itself (this is why I'm after everyone to take
> Media
> >> Training!), then I come in and help massage it
> into the
> >> right form as needed. We've been doing this
> successfully
> >> over the past three years now, as the Project
> knows more
> >> about itself than anyone else, and I'm able to
> help us keep
> >> the right perspective for the press release.
> >>> 
> >>> A couple of really good "graduation"
> announcements
> >> include Apache Qpid http://apache.org/foundation/press/pr_2009_03_03.html
> >> as well as Apache Synapse http://www.reuters.com/article/idUS151245+05-Feb-2008+PRN20080205
> >>> 
> >>> Again, I'm happy to help, and get Pivot the
> media
> >> attention it deserves. It's going to be a bit of a
> challenge
> >> with the following week being Christmas, but I'm
> not afraid
> >> of trying. Otherwise, let's aim for Tuesday, 5
> January
> >> 2010.
> >>> 
> >>> Do let me know your thoughts on this.
> >>> 
> >>> Many thanks,
> >>> Sally
> >>> 
> >>> 
> >>> --- On Thu, 12/3/09, Greg Brown <gkbrown@mac.com>
> >> wrote:
> >>> 
> >>>> From: Greg Brown <gkbrown@mac.com>
> >>>> Subject: Re: Pivot graduation
> >>>> To: "Khudairi Sally" <sk@haloworldwide.com>
> >>>> Cc: "Rich Bowen" <rbowen@rcbowen.com>,
> >> "ASF PRC Team" <prc@apache.org>
> >>>> Date: Thursday, December 3, 2009, 9:50 AM
> >>>> Hi Sally-
> >>>> FWIW, we mention that the Incubator has
> approved
> >> the
> >>>> graduation but that we are still waiting
> on the
> >> board
> >>>> resolution, so it may sound "stale" if we
> delay it
> >> until the
> >>>> press release goes out, for example. Just
> a
> >> thought -
> >>>> whatever you prefer is fine, of
> course.  :-)
> >>>> Greg
> >>>> 
> >>>> On Dec 3, 2009, at 9:40 AM, Rich Bowen
> wrote:
> >>>> 
> >>>>> Sally,
> >>>>> 
> >>>>> I got a good recording with Greg this
> morning,
> >> and
> >>>> expect that I'll have it edited this
> evening. If
> >> you'd like
> >>>> for me to time the release of this podcast
> any
> >> particular
> >>>> way, please let me know, otherwise I'll go
> ahead
> >> and push it
> >>>> out as soon as it's ready.
> >>>>> 
> >>>>> --
> >>>>> Rich Bowen
> >>>>> http://feathercast.org/
> >>>>> 
> >>>>> 
> >>>> 
> >>>> 
> >>> 
> >>> 
> >>> 
> >> 
> >> 
> > 
> > 
> > 
> 
> 


      

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