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Re: Please review content squeeze release announement


I added the following paragraph to the below mentioned release notes:

tillea@wr-linux02:~/debian-maintain/alioth/publicity/2011$ svn diff
Index: 2011-02-06-squeeze-announce.wml
--- 2011-02-06-squeeze-announce.wml     (Revision 1535)
+++ 2011-02-06-squeeze-announce.wml     (Arbeitskopie)
@@ -98,6 +98,25 @@
 # maybe add a nice quote from the DPL/RMs here
+<p>For those people working in specific fields we try to simplify the
+selection of packages in so called "Debian Pure Blends" (which were
+formerly known under the name Custom Debian Distributions).  Besides the
+just existing Blends <em>Debian Edu</em> for Debian in education,
+<em>Debian Med</em> for medical practice and bio-medical research,
+<em>Debian Science</em> for scientists in general, <em>Debian Jr.</em>
+for children from 1 to 99 and <em>BrDesktop</em> - a desktop localised
+for Brasilian users Squeeze is featuring the following new Blends:
+<dt>Debian Accessibility<dt><dd>meeting requirements of people with disabilities</dd>
+<dt>DebiChem<dt><dd>Debian for chemists</dd>
+<dt>Debian EzGo<dt><dd>Foxus on several Asian languages</dd>
+<dt>Debian GIS<dt><dd>Geographical Information Systems and OpenStreetMap support</dd>
+<dt>Debian Multimedia<dt><dd>platform for audio and multimedia work</dd>
+If you want to know what packages these projects are maintaining have a look
+at the <a href="http://blends.alioth.debian.org/";>Blends web sentinel</a>.
 <p>Debian can be installed from various installation media such as
 Blu-ray Discs, DVDs, CDs and USB sticks or from the network.  GNOME is
 the default desktop environment and is contained on the first CD.  Other


Kind regards


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Date: Wed, 2 Feb 2011 10:51:56 +0100
From: Alexander Reichle-Schmehl <tolimar@debian.org>
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Subject: Re: Please review content squeeze release announement
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* Alexander Reichle-Schmehl <tolimar@debian.org> [110202 10:43]:

> In the past days, we drafted an announcement text for the upcoming
> squeeze release.  I think it is now matured enough, to get the _content_
> reviewed by the involved teams.

BTW:  You can find it at

Best Regards,


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