openoffice-dev mailing list archives

Site index · List index
Message view « Date » · « Thread »
Top « Date » · « Thread »
From Kay Schenk <kay.sch...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Coordination on AOO 4.0 Release Announcement
Date Mon, 15 Jul 2013 22:19:58 GMT
On Mon, Jul 15, 2013 at 10:27 AM, Rob Weir <robweir@apache.org> wrote:

> On Mon, Jul 15, 2013 at 12:54 PM, Kay Schenk <kay.schenk@gmail.com> wrote:
> > On Mon, Jul 15, 2013 at 9:34 AM, Rob Weir <robweir@apache.org> wrote:
> >
> >> On Mon, Jul 15, 2013 at 12:14 PM, Kay Schenk <kay.schenk@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >> > On Mon, Jul 15, 2013 at 7:11 AM, Rob Weir <robweir@apache.org> wrote:
> >> >
> >> >> As Juergen pointed out, the AOO 4.0 release vote has successfully
> >> >> completed.  The release is approved.
> >> >>
> >> >> However, please *do not* go out and start announcing the release yet.
> >> >> We need to coordinate a few final steps before this is done,
> >> >> including:
> >> >>
> >> >> 1. Provisioning the files to the Apache and SourceForge distribution
> >> >> directories
> >> >>
> >> >> 2. Waiting for the files to replicate within the mirror network (as
> >> >> much as 24 hours)
> >> >>
> >> >> 3. Verify download scripts against actual AOO 4.0 files.
> >> >>
> >> >> 4. Complete the release notes.  Convert them to HTML.  Give some time
> >> >> for translations.
> >> >>
> >> >
> >> > Does this mean we'll move English  Release Notes to web as always?
> >> >
> >>
> >> Personally, I think that is a pain in the ass to convert the wiki
> >> Release Notes to HTML.  Remember, our goal has been to make the
> >> Release Notes nicer, with more graphics, etc.  So this is going to
> >> make conversion more difficult.  But if someone really wants to do
> >> that, then I have no objections.
> >>
> >> -Rob
> >>
> >
> > Given our past thread on this, I didn't know what the "decision" was.
> >
>
> My takeaway was there were concerns with having uncontrolled changes
> to the Release Notes.   But if we like the wiki as a technology there
> are ways of handling this.  For example, we could link to a specific
> revision of the wiki page from the download page.  That allows us to
> be constant by default, but preserves flexibility to update it later
> if needed.
>
> -Rob
>

Ok. this would be a useful option. I tried this just now and it seemed to
work fine.



>
> > For now, we will link to the Community wiki area I guess, and deal with
> > other issues on this matter later.
> >
> >
> >>
> >> >
> >> >> 5. Prepare announcement emails and blog post and webpage.
> >> >>
> >> >> The above should all be done before we announce.   After we announce,
> >> >> we have a few other items to do:
> >> >>
> >> >> 5. Update logos on social media sites
> >> >>
> >> >> 6. Enable update notification server
> >> >>
> >> >> 7. Follow up blog post +1 week.
> >> >>
> >> >> I'd like to recommend that we aim for a noon UTC announcement on
> >> >> Wednesday, if possible.  That would mean that items 1-5 are complete
> >> >> then.
> >> >
> >> >
> >> > OK  - a lot depends on uploads and mirror situation
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >>  Release notes translations can roll in over time if needed.
> >> >> But we should have the English Release Notes and the other items
> ready
> >> >> to go.
> >> >>
> >> >> Does this make sense?  Am I missing anything?  Anyone think that Wed.
> >> >> is not possible?  It is better not to make an important announcement
> >> >> at the end of the week (Thursday or Friday) since that tends to mute
> >> >> the press coverage.
> >> >>
> >> >> We should use the Release Dashboard to coordinate the status of these
> >> >> items:
> >> >>
> >> >>
> >>
> https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/OOOUSERS/4.0+Release+Dashboard
> >> >>
> >> >> Regards,
> >> >>
> >> >> -Rob
> >> >>
> >> >> ---------------------------------------------------------------------
> >> >> To unsubscribe, e-mail: dev-unsubscribe@openoffice.apache.org
> >> >> For additional commands, e-mail: dev-help@openoffice.apache.org
> >> >>
> >> >>
> >> >
> >> >
> >> > --
> >> >
> >>
> -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
> >> > MzK
> >> >
> >> > Success is falling nine times and getting up ten."
> >> >                              -- Jon Bon Jovi
> >>
> >> ---------------------------------------------------------------------
> >> To unsubscribe, e-mail: dev-unsubscribe@openoffice.apache.org
> >> For additional commands, e-mail: dev-help@openoffice.apache.org
> >>
> >>
> >
> >
> > --
> >
> -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
> > MzK
> >
> > Success is falling nine times and getting up ten."
> >                              -- Jon Bon Jovi
>
> ---------------------------------------------------------------------
> To unsubscribe, e-mail: dev-unsubscribe@openoffice.apache.org
> For additional commands, e-mail: dev-help@openoffice.apache.org
>
>


-- 
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
MzK

Success is falling nine times and getting up ten."
                             -- Jon Bon Jovi

Mime
  • Unnamed multipart/alternative (inline, None, 0 bytes)
View raw message