12.04 Release Notes - starting early so we can make them better.
PhillW at Ubuntu.com
Fri Apr 20 07:42:15 UTC 2012
that is one impressive template! Many thanks. As you can see, I've asked
the various lubuntu teams to give thier input & ensure everyone is aware of
On 20 April 2012 08:16, Kate Stewart <kate.stewart at canonical.com> wrote:
> Dear Ubuntu Documentation Team Members, ....
> We've now started producing the release candidates, so the content
> is pretty much settled (baring bug fixes and last minute security
> updates... ;) ). Release Note content is coming in from the leads, and
> all the products have their own pages now at . Goal is to have the
> release notes final by Wednesday next week.
> Anyone willing to help with editorial passes would be very welcome.
> Content will continue being added over next week (bugs and refining
> features), but a starting point is now in place.
> What would be really cool, is if these release notes could contain
> pointers to key sections in the documentation that's been generated for
> this release. Is this possible? Volunteers?
> If anyone spots highlights that should be added to them in terms of
> the features, please feel free to add it in to the appropriate page.
> Thanks, Kate
> On Mon, 2012-03-19 at 20:30 -0500, Kate Stewart wrote:
> > Dear Ubuntu Documentation Team Members,
> > Rather than wait to the last minute, we're trying something different
> > this release... getting most of the release notes done BEFORE we come to
> > the release candidate week. ;) Many thank you's to those who helped out
> > at the last minute and did some editorial passes, hopefully this time
> > there will be a little more time to polish and add useful content.
> > The framework for the release notes is now up , and will be filled
> > in over the next month or so, as content emerges. Right now its a
> > little sparse, I'll be finishing consolidating the input from the alpha
> > and beta milestones in it this week. During the last week before the
> > release, we'll hopefully only have to be adding those bugs that we just
> > couldn't fix in time. The week by week plan from now until the end of
> > the release for the release notes is available .
> > For those who are able to help out this cycle, there is a sign up
> > sheet at the bottom of the plan . Help would be most welcome in the
> > following areas:
> > * Summarizing changes between the 10.04 LTS and this release
> > * Providing links to more detailed documentation so folks can just
> > click to learn more about a new feature.
> > * Improving the descriptions of new features from the user's
> > perspective.
> > * Improving the summary of the known bugs so it makes sense to
> > a user, esp. when there is a workaround.
> > * Editorial passes for spelling/grammar/coherence between the
> > different pages.
> > Please add your name to the week you're able to help out on , so I
> > can let you know if anything changes/issues/etc.
> > If you can think of other ways we can make these release notes better
> > please chime up on this thread. :) and thanks for any help you can
> > provide.
> > Kate
> > https://wiki.ubuntu.com/PrecisePangolin/ReleaseNotes
> > https://wiki.ubuntu.com/PrecisePangolin/ReleaseNotes/Editors
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