Hi! As many of you might have noticed, our weekly newsletter died more or less some time ago. Considering that to be a great loss and a shame for a project as large as Debian, I think it's high time to resurrect it! Guessing that it might take a bit of time to get things rolling again, the aim for the start is to have at least a newsletter on a two week basis in english (and if volunteers pop up in other languages, too). How can you help? ================= If you like to become an editor or proof reader, please subscribe to the debian-publicity mailing list. But even if you consider your english to be not good enough you can still be of help! Of course it's impossible to be at any place and watch everything, so we need your help to report noteworthy things to the debian-publicity mailing list. That includes watching our mailing list as well as news sites, blogs and other mailing lists about Debian, Linux and IT in general. What should you report? ======================= In short: Everything which could have a noticable impact on the Debian Project or its user base. You saw an interesting blog or news about Debian? Report it to us! There is an interesting discussion on one of our mailing list? Report it to us! You are about to announce a nice improvement about your subproject? Report it to us! Just send us a small note to firstname.lastname@example.org. You are going to present Debian at a conference or exhibition? What are you waiting for? Report it to us! The worst thing that could happen is that you report so much stuff that we need to send out our newsletter on a weekly basis again ;) Read you in two weeks, Alexander, with his "press"-hat on 1: Neither http://times.debian.net/ nor the recently started Developer News are a full replacement of the good old DWN; the first has technical problems and isn't reporting "the small things" the later is targeting a different audience.
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