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From "John D. Ament" <johndam...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [REQUEST] Please add PR-related item to podling graduation checklist
Date Sun, 05 Feb 2017 00:59:28 GMT
Sally,

I just updated the staging page with a proposed change, based on your
text.  I'm going to move it to prod tomorrow or sometime later, but please
take a look.

http://incubator.staging.apache.org/guides/graduation.html#press-release

John

On Wed, Feb 1, 2017 at 10:10 AM Sally Khudairi <sk@apache.org> wrote:

> Are there any other questions or comments or +1s?
>
> Do let me know if there are any concerns I can address.
>
> Kind thanks,
> Sally
>
>
> [From the mobile; please excuse top-posting, spelling/spacing errors, and
> brevity]
>
>
>
> On Mon, Jan 30, 2017 at 5:39, Sally Khudairi
> <sk@apache.org> wrote:
> Thank you so much, Felix. I really appreciate it.
>
> Kind regards,
> Sally
>
>
> [From the mobile; please excuse top-posting, spelling/spacing errors, and
> brevity]
>
>
>
> On Mon, Jan 30, 2017 at 5:37, Felix Meschberger
> <fmeschbe@adobe.com> wrote:
> +1
>
> This makes a lot of sense.
>
> Thanks
> Felix
>
> > Am 27.01.2017 um 02:09 schrieb Sally Khudairi <sk@apache.org>:
> >
> > Hello Apache Incubator team --I hope you are all well.
> > John Ament (copied) suggested I write to you regarding promoting a
> podling's graduation.
> > Would it be possible to include a line item somewhere on http://incubator.apache.org/guides/graduation.html
> along the lines of:
> >> "PPMCs: please contact ASF Marketing & Publicity at
> press(at)apache(dot)org if your project is interested in a formal press
> release announcing your graduation."
> >
> > I ask because we need enough time to prepare press releases, getting
> testimonials, editing/review process, etc. And example of a TLP press
> release is https://s.apache.org/u67z
> > Too often what's happening is that once the submission request to the
> Board goes out, the podling starts tweeting that they're graduating
> (incorrect/inappropriate). Or that they're up for graduation (OK, but iffy).
> > When the Board passes the resolution, everyone tweets. OK, fine, it's
> time to celebrate.
> >
> > Then the project comes to me saying "oops: we need press..." and I wind
> up scrambling to get everything done in a timely manner so that the press
> release doesn't happen weeks after the Board passes the resolution (= no
> longer "news").
> > The past several press releases that have gone out are a result of me
> seeing that the podling's proposal has gone to board@, and me writing the
> VP stating, "I see that you're preparing to graduate. Do you want a press
> release? If so, let's work together ..."
> >
> > Seeing that most podlings need a couple of weeks to pull their content
> together --particularly if soliciting supporting testimonials from the
> community-- starting our preparations as part of their graduation checklist
> would be hugely helpful.
> > And, even if the graduation doesn't happen for some reason, at least
> we're ready.
> >
> > Thanks in advance for your consideration. I look forward to hearing from
> you!
> > Kind regards,Sally
> > Vice President Marketing & PublicityThe Apache Software Foundation = = =
> = =  vox +1 617 921 8656gvox +1 646 598 4616skype sallykhudairi
>
>

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