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From Roman Shaposhnik <ro...@shaposhnik.org>
Subject Re: New TLP
Date Mon, 04 May 2015 16:06:18 GMT
I'd be willing to go on the record wearing my official Pivotal
hat if you guys feel it would help.

Thanks,
Roman.

On Mon, May 4, 2015 at 5:58 AM, Niclas Hedhman <niclas@hedhman.org> wrote:
> Sally runs the PR for ASF, and I asked her how we should go about
> announcing to the world, see my question and her answer below.
>
> It is a relatively low effort to make an announcement, which I think also
> goes out as a Press Release. We should leverage this resource as much as we
> can to draw in fresh blood...
>
>
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: Sally Khudairi <sk@haloworldwide.com>
> Date: Mon, May 4, 2015 at 5:14 PM
> Subject: Re: New TLP
> To: Niclas Hedhman <niclas@hedhman.org>
>
>
> Hey Niclas --thanks so much for your note. It's great to hear from you, as
> always.
>
> Of course, I'm happy to help.
>
> We often solicit quotes/testimonials from the Apache community to
> demonstrate the project's robustness and breadth of deployment.
>
> TLP announcements have ranged from having single quotes (VP of the project)
> to several perspectives from the PMC to multiple endorsements from the
> community. http://s.apache.org/L0H is an example that you may find useful
> in terms of format.
>
> Organizations supporting/using Zest are welcome to issue their own,
> standalone "hurrah, Apache Zest!" press release at that time as well (we
> love it when multiple announcements come out to support a podling's
> graduation!). We just need to make sure that we coordinate
> messaging/timing/etc.
>
> So our next steps here are for you (and the PMC) to:
>
> 1) help me draft the announcement (mostly filling in the "what is
> Zest"/features+functionality bits --I'll take care of the headline, etc.);
> 2) decide whether you'd like to include supporting testimonials from the
> community (and solicit them); and
> 3) work together that our formal press/public and internal/developer/list
> timing is in synch (it's best to have everything roll out within the next
> week, rather than announce the project's graduation on your dev list or
> announce@apache.org, followed by a press release several weeks later)
>
>
> Re: announcement date --we usually issue press releases on Tuesdays, as
> that garners the best global media exposure/coverage, followed by Mondays,
> then Wednesdays. So in this instance, the earliest we can issue the press
> release would be Monday 11 May.
>
> Thanks in advance for your help. Feel fee to ping me if you need anything.
> I look forward to working with you!
>
> Warmest regards,
> Sally
>
> ________________________________
> From: Niclas Hedhman <niclas@hedhman.org>
> To: Sally Khudairi <sk@haloworldwide.com>
> Sent: Sunday, 3 May 2015, 20:23
> Subject: New TLP
>
>
>
> Hi, long time... I hope you are doing well again...
>
>
> I am sure that I am supposed to use some mail alias, but not sure which
> one...
>
>
> I don't know if you noticed that Apache Zest was created without going
> through the Incubator ;-)  A complete project from the outside, straight
> into TLP. A little bit of new territory, and I wonder if that is newsworthy
> in itself.
>
>
>
> Otherwise, we intend to make a 2.1 release in June or so, and wonder if you
> have pointers to "good announcements" and other docs to educate ourselves
> on how to go about it.
>
>
>
> Cheers
>
> --
>
> Niclas Hedhman, Software Developer
> http://zest.apache.org - New Energy for Java
>
>
>
> --
> Niclas Hedhman, Software Developer
> http://zest.apache.org - New Energy for Java

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