[DebianGIS] A DPN entry concerns you (Was: DDs, please feel free to commit to the DPN directly)
for those who missed the announcement of Tolimar on debian-project
and did not checked out SVN I would like to inform you that I added
<li><a href="#accessibility">Debian Accessibility is using Blends web sentinel</a></li>
<li><a href="#gis">Debian GIS project will release Blends metapackages in Squeeze</a></li>
<li><a href="#debichem">DebiChem project will release Blends metapackages in Squeeze</a></li>
Please verify the content of the paragraph which is relevant for
On Thu, Aug 05, 2010 at 03:28:24PM +0200, Alexander Reichle-Schmehl wrote:
> The svn repository used to draft the Debian Project News just passed the
> sixth hundreds commit. If my calculations are correct, that's quite
> more than the number of edits done, back when the DPN was drafted in the
> wiki. I take it as a hint, that the new workflow works better than the
> old one.
> However, playing a bit with statistics (done by horrible shell one
> liners ;) I noticed, that - while every Debian Developer may commit to
> the subversion repository - not that many commits from other DDs where
> made: Of the 601 commits so far, only 69 where done by other DDs.
> So I would like to advertise the Debian Project News and invite every DD
> to help us and to commit directly. It's quite easy:
> Run "svn co svn+ssh://svn.debian.org/svn/publicity/dpn/en/current", edit
> the index.wml file, and then commit your changes back to the repository.
> (Well, idealy you would also honor "Status" flag and won't commit, if
> it's not "open-for-edit".)
> As for the format: While we indeed use wml, you just need some basic
> HTML knowledge. To add a paragraph just use the following with proper
> <a name="X"></a>
> <h2>Fancy title</h2>
> <p>More details about the topic.</p>
> Usually the articles are kind of sorted by importance, so unless you are
> pretty sure it might be the easiest to just add your article at the end
> of the regular news, just before the "other news" sections.
> Should you not be able to fill an entire paragraph, feel free to just a
> one or two sentences to the "other news" section (just add a
> "<p>...</p>" with your content to the end of the "other news").
> Don't wory about style, your english or syntax: It won't end up on the
> web page directly, it's reviewed and checked, so you can't do anything
> More details are available in the wiki at
> <http://wiki.debian.org/ProjectNews/HowToContribute>. Feel free to ask
> any questions unanswered on the publicity list at
> email@example.com (M-F-T set accordingly). Feel also
> free to contact us there, if you would like to help by translations or
> reviews. The more people help, the less work it's for everyone :)
> If you are not a Debian Developer, but still would like to help us, it's
> no problem. All you need is an account on our Alioth System (very easy
> to get, you just need to ask) and request to join the "publicity"
> project. See
> for the respective links.
> Best Regards,
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