Re: Introductory blurp
I agree it would be nice to have some kind of guidelne for what goes in the opener paragraph.
With respect to the Google Summer of Code, in particular, Alexander Schmel sent a note to the list saying that they were still ironing out a few details with the GSoC projects and as such didn't want a full blown detailed announcement to go out with the DPN this time around.
On Sun, May 4, 2008 at 5:25 AM, martin f krafft <firstname.lastname@example.org
The DPN start off with a paragraph mentioning all kinds of things...
Welcome to this year's 2nd issue of DPN, the newsletter for the
Debian community. Erich Schubert announced that Debian has
successfully received 13 slots in this years Google Summer of
What goes in there and what gets a story? It seems like GSoC would
definitely be worth more than one sentence, wherease dabase.com/tips
or the events where Debian will be present could easily be done with
a single sentence.
martin | http://madduck.net/ | http://two.sentenc.es/
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