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Re: update/status of timeline for releasing Debian Edu Wheezy



I don't know if this is good publicity or just highlights my
foolishness, but beta 1 was released 4 days before school started, and
during those days I installed a new tjener and 22-workstation lab,
created all the accounts, migrated data, set up the samba shares,
installed the nw printers. Its all been running smoothly for 4 weeks
now (had to restart cups one day, no time to investigate why), and I'm
so much happier to start cleanly than trying to upgrade during the
school year. I still haven't got round to the backup server, however,
so it probably is foolishness after all.

cheers
nigel

On 19 September 2013 22:35, Giorgio Pioda <gfwp@ticino.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 19, 2013 at 02:01:33PM +0200, Holger Levsen wrote:
>> Hi,
>>
>> to give everybody an update where we stand:
>>
>> On Montag, 16. September 2013, Holger Levsen wrote:
>> > If major  bugs are found due to tests of beta2 we quite likely will need to
>> > cancel this timeline, fix the bug and do a new timeline. I hope we wont
>> > need that....
>>
>> so far no new bugs have been found, please keep testing the beta2 images!
>>
>> > Timeline, starting now:
>> >
>> > now: update the wiki to reflect a release on Sat, 2013-09-21
>> > once thats done: call for translation updates for d-e-doc til wednesday UTC
>> > evening
>> > tuesday: upload d-e-install with updated version string for the release
>> > tuesday: start drafting the release announcement
>> > wednesday: work on the release announcement
>>
>> this has happened, though the release announcement is not done yet.
>>
>> Giorgio, can we use this as quote for the announcement:
>>
>> Giorgio Pioda, who is using Debian Edu in schools in Italy (where exactly? in
>> what function) says: "I can report that I'm on production with Debian Edu
>> Wheezy since mid august and it works rock solid, we are using it every day."
>
> Yes,
>
> actually we are in Switzerland (Cantone Ticino, italian speaking part).
> The school is the SPSE (Scuola per Sportivi di Elite), public,
> and is located in Tenero inside the so called CST (Centro Sportivo di Tenero), which is a
> national sport center.
>
> More informations in our website
>
> www.spse.ch
>
> Regards
>
>>
>> > thursday UTC morning: finish the release announcement, call for
>> > translations for it (deadline: friday UTC evening)
>>
>> this still needs to happen and I wont be able to finish before (UTC) midnight
>> today. Help with the announcement is still very welcome, look for FIXMEs in
>> https://wiki.debian.org/DebianEdu/ReleaseNotes/Wheezy
>>
>> > thursday UTC morning: upload d-e-doc with updated translations
>>
>> David said he would do this today, we still lack updates for Danish and
>> Italian though. (But those could also be added a week after the release via a
>> regular update.)
>>
>> > thursday: move d-e-doc and d-e-install from wheezy-test to wheezy, build
>> > final images
>>
>> will do that tonite.
>>
>> > thursday: copy those final isos away, do final tests of them
>> > friday: more testing and translations
>> > saturday: announce Debian Edu Wheezy 7.1+edu0 \o/
>>
>> These are still on track :)
>>
>>
>> cheers,
>>       Holger
>
>
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