Re: Second draft (was Re: we need a release announcement -- soon [source material])
On Aug 07, Ted Whalen wrote:
> Chris Lawrence wrote:
> > Debian 2.2 Released
> > The Debian Project is pleased to announce the latest release of the
> > Debian GNU/Linux Operating System, version 2.2 (codename "potato").
> > This release has been in development for approximately 18 months, and
> > has been extensively continuously tested by several thousand
> > developers and end-users; accordingly, we believe Debian 2.2 is an
> > extremely well-tested Linux distribution ever.
> Somewhere in this first paragraph, do you want to mention that this
> release is dedicated to Joel "Espy" Klecker?
Yes, we should mention that. Here's a new paragraph (HTML):
<p>Debian 2.2 is <a
to the memory of Joel "Espy" Klecker, 21, a Debian developer who died
unexpectedly during the final testing of the release. Joel was a
valued member of our project, both for his contributions to our
distribution and his friendship. He will be missed.