[ubuntu-marketing] request for review of Ubuntu 7.10 beta release notes

Matt Zimmerman mdz at canonical.com
Thu Sep 27 11:50:03 BST 2007

On Wed, Sep 26, 2007 at 06:19:23PM -0700, Steve Langasek wrote:
> Thanks in large part to the work of Martin Pitt, release notes for the Gutsy
> Gibbon beta are now available in the wiki:
>    https://wiki.ubuntu.com/GutsyGibbon/Beta
> If anyone has time over the next few hours to review this web page for
> errors, having the additional eyeballs on it before the beta release
> tomorrow would be most welcome.

- s/Feisty/Ubuntu 7.04/g (I fixed the most prominent instance, in a section

- Instructions for upgrading need to be step-by-step, and a single set of
  instructions (not alternatives).  Folks who prefer the terminal will be
  able to intuit what to do.

- Fast user switching should explain the benefit of the feature: it's useful
  for multi-user systems, such as in families, where several people share
  the same computer

- Likewise for Firefox plugins.  Why does it matter?

- Likewise for dynamic screen configuration - specific benefits.  This makes
  projectors just work for many folks, e.g.

- "NTFS Writing" should be replaced with something less technical; lead with
  the benefit (read and write files on your Windows partition)

- "tasks" (as in server tasks) is jargon; I suggest we call these
  installation profiles or similar (agree with Rick)

 - mdz

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