Xubuntu website, release announcement and release notes

Vincent mailinglists at vinnl.nl
Wed Apr 22 20:52:06 BST 2009


On Wed, Apr 22, 2009 at 2:30 AM, Cody A.W. Somerville <
cody-somerville at ubuntu.com> wrote:

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> On Tue, Apr 21, 2009 at 11:24 AM, Jim Campbell <jwcampbell at ubuntu.com>wrote:
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>> Hi All,
>>
>> I wanted to check in with everyone regarding final preparations for
>> release. These items may have been discussed on IRC, but I figured it would
>> be good to check anyway. Please note that I'm writing this with no intention
>> of providing an exhaustive list of tasks, but as a prompt to start
>> discussions and confirm remaining tasks.
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>
> Thanks for sending this e-mail.
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> Here is where I'm writing the release announcement/release notes:
> https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Xubuntu/JauntyJackalope/Final
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>
>> What are people's plans for updating the website? Do we have a news
>> announcement planned? With the Beta, I think we just took some of the
>> wording from the release announcement.
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>
> We'll have the something on the website at
> http://xubuntu.org/news/9.04-release
>

If we stick to the scheme we were using up until now it'd be located at
http://xubuntu.org/news/jaunty/release

I'll probably be able to quickly post a news item on the website tomorrow if
someone can remind me, only I'm really, really busy (and came back from
Vienna Sunday morning so I missed most developments from the past weeks as
well), so that'd be about all I can do on the day itself.


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> Is there a way to check what mirrors are working?
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> Manually looking
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>> Are there any features that are not included in the RC release
>> announcement that you feel should be mentioned? In the final announcement?
>> As a note, Steve Langasek's current draft of the Ubuntu release announcement
>> points to this page ( https://wiki.ubuntu.com/9.04/Xubuntu ) for
>> Xubuntu's release announcement.
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> Updated to point at website
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>>
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>> With regard to the release notes, it appears as though some elements that
>> are specific to Kubuntu are being included in the Ubuntu release notes. Is
>> there any chance of including  known Xubuntu issues on the same page (
>> http://www.ubuntu.com/getubuntu/releasenotes/904 )?  If not, we could
>> copy the relevant items onto a wiki page, and add our Xubuntu-specific items
>> from there.
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> I'm sure we can.
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>> Thanks, all,
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>> Jim
>>
>
> Cheers,
>

Best,

-- 
Vincent
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