Alexander Schmehl <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes: > * Marc 'HE' Brockschmidt <email@example.com> [060308 09:09]: >> I know that some non-Debian people actually ask questions like "I >> heard Debian has split and is dead, what will happen in the future?" >> From time to time, just because Debian's PR work sucks so much. > Any hints, ideas and feedback what we could improve in our PR work? More information about the status of the next release, for example. Looking at the archives of debian-announce, I see that since 2000, the number of messages per year has gone down constantly. Nowadays, the only messages we see there are announcing a new point release or a notice about big *problems* in the project ("Debian Security Support in Place", "Some Debian Project machines have been compromised"). Couldn't we just put something nice there? Like news that actually show how alive Debian is, reporting about new, shiny software packages in testing, with xxxtra-bling! Seriously, good press work isn't when you send out a "hrm, still not dead" notice every three of four months. Marc -- Cabal theories right: https://launchpad.net/distros/debian/+members Security is for wimps: https://launchpad.net/distros/ubuntu/+bug/34606/ Film at 11!
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