easy job: release page for alpha 1

Sam Sarette samuelsarette at linux.com
Thu Dec 6 19:46:38 UTC 2012

Yea, this seems to be a problem of tribal knowledge.
I've tried to help with release announcements in the past: get on irc, edit
stuff in the wiki for beta / alpha releases etc. The problem is that "how
do I actually get stuff posted on the website's announcements?" went
unanswered and whoever currently knows/does it had to just copy what I'd
done for beta release stuff and change strings around rather than use what
I'd created for the real release. The beta stuff only happened because it
was on the wiki and I found blank pages to fill.

Maybe at some point I'd like to help with release announcements again, but
the process needs to be documented. The page on how to contribute to
Kubuntu is equally sparse.

Sorry for the frustration dump. I'd like to help if these ti

On Thu, Dec 6, 2012 at 10:54 AM, Scott Kitterman <ubuntu at kitterman.com>wrote:

> On Wednesday, December 05, 2012 11:03:16 PM Steve Riley wrote:
> > On 2012-12-05 16:56:00 Jonathan Riddell <jriddell at ubuntu.com> wrote:
> > > We're in the process of testing alpha 1 for raring (more testers
> welcome).
> > > We need a release page with information for users.  This is pretty
> easy to
> > > make by starting with the announcement from quantal and removing the
> items
> > > except for the KDE SC update (which is now 4.10 beta).  Anyone wanting
> to
> > > help out join us in #kubuntu-devel on freenode.
> >
> > Hey, Jonathan. I'm in DC this week. I can take care of this during the
> > weekend, if that timing works. Aside from writing the actual text, what's
> > the process for pushing the page to the web server?
> Unfortunately the Alpha 1 release is today, so we've muddled through and
> put
> something together.
> Scott K
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