* Thomas Bushnell, BSG (email@example.com) wrote : > Thom May <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes: > > > Release announcements are advertising. They need to be: > > informative, easy for the average person to read and comprehend, and easy > > for people to espouse and popularise. > > Um, so I'm proposing having more information. Indeed, one of the most more information != more informative. > important things we have to advertise is our politics and our ethics! For a lot of users, politics is a distant second to our _technical_ achievements, which is what a release announcement needs to (and does, it's excellently written) highlight. If we don't attract users to our Debian GNU/Linux, then they go to Red Hat and whoever else who explicitly _don't_ call their system GNU/Linux. -Thom -- Thom May -> email@example.com "I do fireworks... It's the joy of building a system with your own hands over days or weeks, and then watching it explode in a beautiful fireball in a matter of seconds... But I suppose you couldn't relate" "Actually I can. I'm a computer programmer"
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