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Subject svn commit: r922358 - /commons/proper/commons-site/src/site/xdoc/releases/mirror.xml
Date Fri, 12 Mar 2010 17:27:06 GMT
Author: sebb
Date: Fri Mar 12 17:27:06 2010
New Revision: 922358

More info on announcements


Modified: commons/proper/commons-site/src/site/xdoc/releases/mirror.xml
--- commons/proper/commons-site/src/site/xdoc/releases/mirror.xml (original)
+++ commons/proper/commons-site/src/site/xdoc/releases/mirror.xml Fri Mar 12 17:27:06 2010
@@ -104,6 +104,49 @@
     Please wait until you component's directory appears on the mirrors before continuing
with the release and
     posting your announcements. It's also good practice to test the download once it's been
+    <p>
+    Announcements should be made to the following lists:
+    <ul>
+    <li>Commons developer</li>
+    <li>Commons user</li>
+    <li>Apache Announce - must be sent from an mail address</li>
+    </ul>
+    The subject line should contain:
+    <code>[ANNOUNCE] Commons {component} {m.n} Released</code><br/>
+    The text of the announcement should contain:
+    <ul>
+    <li>Release version and brief description of what the component does.</li>
+    <li>Any particularly significant new features or bug fixes</li>
+    <li>Where to download the release; mention signatures and/or hashes.</li>
+    <li>Component home page</li>
+    <li>How to provide Feedback</li>
+    </ul>
+    Here is an example announce body:
+    <source>
+The Apache Commons team is pleased to announce the release of
+version 1.5.4 of Commons Pool.  Commons Pool provides a general
+purpose object pooling API, an implementation toolkit and some pool
+Version 1.5.4 is a patch release including a fix for a regression
+introduced in version 1.5. Source and binary distributions are
+available for download from the Apache Commons Pool download site:
+Please verify signatures using the KEYS file available at the above
+location when downloading the release.
+For more information on Apache Commons Pool, visit the Pool home page:
+Feedback, suggestions for improvement or bug reports are welcome via
+the "Mailing Lists" and "Issue Tracking" links here:
+{Release Manager}
+- On behalf of the Apache Commons community
+    </source>
+    </p>
   <section name='Feedback'>

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