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Subject svn commit: r526978 - /forrest/trunk/site-author/content/xdocs/procedures/release/How_to_release.xml
Date Tue, 10 Apr 2007 00:58:13 GMT
Author: crossley
Date: Mon Apr  9 17:58:13 2007
New Revision: 526978

Add some fixme about releaseNotes_*.txt


Modified: forrest/trunk/site-author/content/xdocs/procedures/release/How_to_release.xml
--- forrest/trunk/site-author/content/xdocs/procedures/release/How_to_release.xml (original)
+++ forrest/trunk/site-author/content/xdocs/procedures/release/How_to_release.xml Mon Apr
 9 17:58:13 2007
@@ -64,6 +64,7 @@
 This document is still being developed and
 some steps might need to be re-arranged.
+There are some fixme notes that we will review after this release.
             <p>This documents the steps that the Release Manager (RM) should follow
when doing a Forrest release. Note
                 that it might have mistakes - we seem to discover something new each time
and some steps might need to
@@ -249,14 +250,21 @@
                 <li>Ensure that the documentation is building properly, do 'cd site-author;
forrest'. Fix any linking errors.</li>
-                  Create a new file, etc/RELEASE-NOTES-x.y.txt, where x.y is the version
currently being released.
-                  It is best to copy an earlier RELEASE-NOTES file, to keep a common layout.
+                  Create a new file, etc/RELEASE-NOTES-&d;.txt, where x.y is the version
currently being released.
                   In this file, insert the list of important changes which is obtained by
+<fixme author="">
+ move this step to later, emphasise preparing it now, e.g. in today's there are no "important"
for "docs" category.
+<fixme author="">
+Needed to hand tweak some "Link:" ... some have local URLS.
+Manually removed Table of Contents.
                   Prepare the announcement text. Create a file admin/announcement-x.txt
                   (by 'svn move' the old one) and list the major new features, e.g. locationmap.
+                  The admin directory is not included in the release package so editing can
                   <p>Ensure that each plugin that uses the locationmap has its "release
version" set to 0.8 or

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