Re: Procedure for announcements and events
On Oct 6, 2010, at 19:58, Michael Hanke wrote:
> I posted an announcement draft for review on the list , got immediate
> responses, and subsequently posted a revised version . I was told
> that I simply have to contact the press team to get it published. I did
> that by emailing email@example.com, but got no response for three days.
> That is not much waiting, and I suspect everybody is simply busy, but I
> also contacted firstname.lastname@example.org and also got no response for six days
Hmm. I must have missed it on the press list. I apologize.
> Did I use the right channels?
Yes, I think so. I will add that Debian-publicity seems to have a fair amount of traffic and one usually gets good response there.
> Since this particular event already happens in about a month, maybe I
> can do something to facilitate things? Are announcements processed in a
> similar way as ProjectNews (SVN, WML)? Is there a similar repository for
> Debian events?
There is nothing like that set up that I know of. Usually people send a sample of their proposed announcement here to debian-publicity. If you do that I promise to take a look at it right away (barring force majeure of course.)
> Thanks in advance,
>  http://lists.debian.org/debian-publicity/2010/09/msg00111.html
>  http://lists.debian.org/debian-publicity/2010/10/msg00008.html
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