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From Rohit Yadav <rohit.ya...@shapeblue.com>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Announcement draft for CloudMonkey 5.2.0 release
Date Thu, 28 Aug 2014 11:37:48 GMT
Thank you Sally!

Would like to send the announcement email on dev, user and other mailing lists, or should
I do it?

Regards.

On 28-Aug-2014, at 1:04 pm, Sally Khudairi <sallykhudairi@yahoo.com> wrote:

> Thanks, Rohit & CloudStack community.
>
> We are live at http://s.apache.org/SHg , announce@apache.org, and our dedicated media/analyst
list.
>
> This will appear on the CloudStack Twitter feed later today as well.
>
> I appreciate everyone's help with getting this announcement out!
>
> Congratulations on reaching this milestone.
>
> Cheers,
> Sally
>
>
> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: Rohit Yadav <rohit.yadav@shapeblue.com>
>> To: Sally Khudairi <sallykhudairi@yahoo.com>
>> Cc: "marketing@cloudstack.apache.org" <marketing@cloudstack.apache.org>; Chip
Childers <chipchilders@apache.org>; David Nalley <david@gnsa.us>; Joe Brockmeier
<jzb@zonker.net>
>> Sent: Thursday, 28 August 2014, 2:49
>> Subject: Re: [DISCUSS] Announcement draft for CloudMonkey 5.2.0 release
>>
>> T hank you Sally for this, I already see that you found the issue with the url:
>> http://pythonhosted.org/cloudmonkey (all lowercase).
>>
>> Go ahead with the post. Thanks.
>>
>> Regards.
>>
>> On 27-Aug-2014, at 6:25 pm, Sally Khudairi <sallykhudairi@yahoo.com>
>> wrote:
>>
>>> As promised, the close-to-final draft is below.
>>>
>>> I haven't received any other comments today (aside from Rohit's).
>> If anyone has additions/corrections, please forward by 5PM ET today. I'd
>> like to issue tomorrow morning at 7AM ET.
>>>
>>> Thanking you in advance,
>>> Sally
>>>
>>> = = =
>>>
>>> Announcing Apache™ CloudMonkey™ v5.2.0
>>>
>>> Command Line Interface Tool Simplifies Apache CloudStack Configuration and
>> Management
>>>
>>> 28 August 2014 —Apache CloudStack, the mature, turnkey Open Source cloud
>> computing software platform used for creating private, public, and hybrid cloud
>> environments, today announced Apache
>>> CloudMonkey v5.2.0, the latest feature release of its command line
>> interface tool.
>>>
>>> CloudMonkey is written in Python, and can be used both as an interactive
>> shell and as a command line tool that simplifies CloudStack configuration and
>> management.
>>>
>>> Apache CloudMonkey v5.2.0 is the latest feature release of the 5.x line
>> that was first released in September 2013. Some of the new features and changes
>> include:
>>>
>>> - Multiple server profiles where users can use CloudMonkey against
>> different CloudStack management servers and switch between them using a profile
>> option;
>>> - A default profile under the section [local] is added with default values;
>>> - Some bugfixes related to network requests, error handling, JSON decoding
>> and shell interactivity;
>>> - Every time 'set' is called, CloudMonkey will write the config and
>> reload config file;
>>> - Configuration options 'protocol', 'host', 'port',
>> 'path' are deprecated now but setting them is still allowed which sets a
>> single "url" option, in the config file the [server] section is
>> deprecated now and CloudMonkey won’t read values from this section anymore but
>> instead read from current server profile;
>>> - Missing key/values are automatically set with defaults by CloudMonkey;
>>> - During installation and upgrades, it will detect the platform to install
>> either pyreadline (Windows) or readline (OSX and Linux);
>>>
>>> Downloads and Documentation
>>> The official source code for CloudMonkey v5.2.0 can be downloaded from
>> http://cloudstack.apache.org/downloads.html. A community-maintained distribution
>> is available at the Python Package Index (PyPi) at
>> http://pypi.python.org/pypi/CloudMonkey/
>>>
>>> CloudMonkey's usage is documented at
>> https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/CLOUDSTACK/CloudStack+CloudMonkey+CLI
>>> Package documentation can be found at http://pythonhosted.org/CloudMonkey
>>>
>>> Availability and Oversight
>>> As with all Apache products, CloudMonkey is released under the Apache
>> License v2.0, and is overseen by a self-selected team of active contributors to
>> the project.  The Apache CloudStack Project Management Committee (PMC) guides
>> the Project's day-to-day operations, including community development and
>> product releases.
>>>
>>> About Apache CloudStack
>>> Apache CloudStack is a mature, turnkey integrated
>> Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) Open Source software platform that allows
>> users to build feature-rich public and private cloud environments. Hailed by
>> Gartner Group as "a solid product", CloudStack includes an intuitive
>> user interface and rich APIs for managing the compute, networking, software, and
>> storage infrastructure resources. CloudStack entered the Apache Incubator in
>> April 2012 and became an Apache Top-level Project in March 2013. For downloads,
>> documentation, and ways to become involved with Apache CloudStack, visit
>> http://cloudstack.apache.org/ and https://twitter.com/CloudStack
>>>
>>> # # #
>>>
>>> © The Apache Software Foundation. "Apache",
>> "CloudStack", "Apache CloudStack", "CloudMonkey",
>> "Apache CloudMonkey", the Apache CloudStack logo, and the Apache
>> CloudStack Cloud Monkey logo are registered trademarks or trademarks of The
>> Apache Software Foundation. All other brands and trademarks are the property of
>> their respective owners.
>>>
>>> Contacts
>>> Apache CloudStack
>>> [FULL NAME]
>>> [telephone number with country code]
>>> marketing@cloudstack.apache.org
>>>
>>> The Apache Software Foundation
>>> Sally Khudairi
>>> +1 617 921 8656
>>> press@apache.org
>>>
>>> From: Sally Khudairi <sallykhudairi@yahoo.com>
>>> To: Rohit Yadav <rohit.yadav@shapeblue.com>
>>> Cc: "marketing@cloudstack.apache.org"
>> <marketing@cloudstack.apache.org>; Chip Childers
>> <chipchilders@apache.org>; David Nalley <david@gnsa.us>; Joe
>> Brockmeier <jzb@zonker.net>
>>> Sent: Wednesday, 27 August 2014, 8:49
>>> Subject: Re: [DISCUSS] Announcement draft for CloudMonkey 5.2.0 release
>>>
>>> Thanks, Rohit.
>>>
>>> I'll incorporate the changes as well as any others that come in over
>> the next 4 hours, then will send the revised draft over.
>>>
>>> -Sally
>>>
>>> [From the mobile; please excuse spelling/spacing errors and brevity]
>>>
>>> ----- Reply message -----
>>> From: "Rohit Yadav" <rohit.yadav@shapeblue.com>
>>> To: "Sally Khudairi" <sallykhudairi@yahoo.com>
>>> Cc: "marketing@cloudstack.apache.org"
>> <marketing@cloudstack.apache.org>, "Chip Childers"
>> <chipchilders@apache.org>, "David Nalley" <david@gnsa.us>,
>> "Joe Brockmeier" <jzb@zonker.net>
>>> Subject: [DISCUSS] Announcement draft for CloudMonkey 5.2.0 release
>>> Date: Wed, Aug 27, 2014 08:40
>>>
>>> Hi Sally thanks for returning with the draft quickly.
>>>
>>> Please find my comments in-line;
>>>
>>> On 27-Aug-2014, at 2:24 am, Sally Khudairi <sallykhudairi@yahoo.com>
>> wrote:
>>>
>>>> Hello everyone --as promised, the draft (thus far) is below.
>>>>
>>>> Please forward any comments/corrections/additions no later than 5PM ET
>> tomorrow (Wednesday), so we can announce at 7AM ET on Thursday.
>>>>
>>>> Many kind thanks,
>>>> Sally
>>>>
>>>> = = =
>>>>
>>>> Announcing Apache™ CloudMonkey™ v5.2
>>>
>>> v5.2.0 or just “5.2.0"
>>>
>>>>
>>>> Command Line Interface Tool Simplifies Apache CloudStack Configuration
>> and Management
>>>>
>>>> 28 August 2014 —Apache CloudStack, the mature, turnkey Open Source
>> cloud computing software platform used for creating private, public, and hybrid
>> cloud environments, today announced Apache
>>>> CloudMonkey v5.1.0, the latest feature release of its command line
>> interface tool.
>>>
>>> v5.2.0
>>>
>>>> CloudMonkey is written in Python, and can be used both as an
>> interactive shell and as a command line tool that simplifies CloudStack
>> configuration and management.
>>>>
>>>> Apache CloudMonkey v5.2.0 is the latest feature release of the 5.x
>> line that was first released in September 2013. Some of the new features and
>> changes include:
>>>>
>>>> - Multiple server profiles where users can use CloudMonkey against
>> different CloudStack management servers and switch between them using a profile
>> option;
>>>> - A default profile under the section [local] is added with default
>> values;
>>>> - Some bugfixes related to network requests, error handling, JSON
>> decoding and shell interactivity;
>>>> - Every time 'set' is called, CloudMonkey will write the
>> config and reload config file;
>>>> - Configuration options 'protocol', 'host',
>> 'port', 'path' are deprecated now but setting them is still
>> allowed which sets a single "url" option, in the config file the
>> [server] section is deprecated now and CloudMonkey won’t read values from this
>> section anymore but instead read from currently selected server profile;
>>>
>>> currently selected -> current
>>>
>>>> - Missing key/values are automatically set with defaults by
>> CloudMonkey;
>>>> - During installation and upgrades, it will detect the platform to
>> install either pyreadline (Windows) or readline (OSX and Linux);
>>>
>>> Please check and fix any other grammar, spelling issues.
>>>
>>>> Downloads and Documentation
>>>> The official source code for CloudMonkey v5.2.0 can be downloaded from
>>> http://cloudstack.apache.org/downloads.html. A community-maintained
>> distribution is available at the Python Package Index (PyPi) at
>> http://pypi.python.org/pypi/CloudMonkey/
>>>
>>>>
>>>> CloudMonkey's usage is documented at
>>>
>> https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/CLOUDSTACK/CloudStack+CloudMonkey+CLI
>>>
>>>> Package documentation can be found at
>>> http://pythonhosted.org/CloudMonkey
>>>
>>>>
>>>> Availability and Oversight
>>>> As with all Apache products, CloudMonkey is released under the Apache
>> License v2.0, and is overseen by a self-selected team of active contributors to
>> the project.  The Apache CloudStack Project Management Committee (PMC) guides
>> the Project's day-to-day operations, including community development and
>> product releases.
>>>>
>>>> About Apache CloudStack
>>>> Apache CloudStack is a mature, turnkey integrated
>> Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) Open Source software platform that allows
>> users to build feature-rich public and private cloud environments. Hailed by
>> Gartner Group as "a solid product", CloudStack includes an intuitive
>> user interface and rich APIs for managing the compute, networking, software, and
>> storage infrastructure resources. CloudStack entered the Apache Incubator in
>> April 2012 and became an Apache Top-level Project in March 2013. For downloads,
>> documentation, and ways to become involved with Apache CloudStack, visit
>>> http://cloudstack.apache.org/ and https://twitter.com/CloudStack
>>>
>>>>
>>>
>>> Rest looks alright. Thanks for the draft.
>>>
>>>
>>>> # # #
>>>>
>>>> © The Apache Software Foundation. "Apache",
>> "CloudStack", "Apache CloudStack", "CloudMonkey",
>> "Apache CloudMonkey", the Apache CloudStack logo, and the Apache
>> CloudStack Cloud Monkey logo are registered trademarks or trademarks of The
>> Apache Software Foundation. All other brands and trademarks are the property of
>> their respective owners.
>>>>
>>>> Contacts
>>>> Apache CloudStack
>>>> [FULL NAME]
>>>> [telephone number with country code]
>>>> marketing@cloudstack.apache.org
>>>>
>>>> The Apache Software Foundation
>>>> Sally Khudairi
>>>> +1 617 921 8656
>>>> press@apache.org
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> From: Rohit Yadav <rohit.yadav@shapeblue.com>
>>>> To: "marketing@cloudstack.apache.org"
>> <marketing@cloudstack.apache.org>
>>>> Sent: Tuesday, 26 August 2014, 9:36
>>>> Subject: Re: [DISCUSS] Announcement draft for CloudMonkey 5.2.0
>> release
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> On 26-Aug-2014, at 3:30 pm, Joe Brockmeier <jzb@zonker.net>
>> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> On Tue, Aug 26, 2014, at 08:11 AM, Rohit Yadav wrote:
>>>>>> In this paragraph, I meant to refer the command line tool
>> users can use.
>>>>>> Advise if we should just call it “CloudMonkey” from now
>> onwards if this
>>>>>> would be less confusing?
>>>>>
>>>>> So - in documentation, I think you'd be right to use
>> "cloudmonkey" but
>>>>> I'd also use <code> or whatever to call out "hey,
>> I'm talking about a
>>>>> command/utility here." I find it a bit confusing in an
>> announcement.
>>>>>
>>>>> In other words, I'm going to cowardly refuse to say either
>> way is wrong,
>>>>> but my style instincts say "CloudMonkey" throughout.
>>>>>
>>>>> Thanks again for writing it up - if I get a chance + the thread
>> is still
>>>>> open, I'll try to review + vote today.
>>>>
>>>> Alright, with you on this let’s call it “CloudMonkey” in most places.
>>>>
>>>> The voting thread closed as the vote passed but thanks for your
>> review.
>>>>
>>>> Regards,
>>>>
>>>> Rohit Yadav
>>>>
>>>> Software Architect, ShapeBlue
>>>> M. +41 779015219 | rohit.yadav@shapeblue.com
>>>> Blog: bhaisaab.org | Twitter: @_bhaisaab
>>>>
>>>>
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>>>
>>> Regards,
>>> Rohit Yadav
>>> Software Architect, ShapeBlue
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>>>
>>>
>>
>> Regards,
>> Rohit Yadav
>> Software Architect, ShapeBlue
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>> Blog: bhaisaab.org | Twitter: @_bhaisaab
>>
>>
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Regards,
Rohit Yadav
Software Architect, ShapeBlue
M. +41 779015219 | rohit.yadav@shapeblue.com
Blog: bhaisaab.org | Twitter: @_bhaisaab



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