[IAEP] devel announce list; publicizing major software & firmware updates

Paul Fox pgf at laptop.org
Tue Jul 20 08:56:56 EDT 2010

bernie wrote:
 > El Mon, 19-07-2010 a las 17:32 -0400, Samuel Klein escribió: 
 > > We have a devel-announce list that hasn't been much used.  We also
 > > have many people who are interested in getting news about any major
 > > release or security update, but don't have time to read all of the
 > > traffic that goes to devel.
 > > 
 > > Reuben, Paul and I were discussing this earlier today; I would be
 > > happy to see more people using devel-announce to publicize major
 > > updates.  As there is some demand for this kind of low-traffic list,
 > > if you are interested in that information, please sign up.
 > >   http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/devel-announce
 > Is this list appropriate also for announcing unofficial builds for the
 > XO, such as the F11-0.88 series?
 > (lately I've become too lazy^W busy to post release notes for our
 > builds...)

i believe devel-announce is / will be moderated, and that yes,
announcements of non-OLPC builds would be appropriate.  since the
list won't allow discussion, announcements should probably
include a pointer to where discussions of and feedback on the
release being announced should occur.

 paul fox, pgf at laptop.org

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