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Re: link to devel/release_info

On Fri, Mar 19, 1999 at 06:11:40PM +0100, Richard Braakman wrote:
> I intend to keep a list of release goals that are being worked on,
> which will then serve as the basis of a list of accomplished goals.
> Is that the kind of thing you're looking for?
Yes. We simply need to work out a way to put that in the web pages and
make it easy for you to update. We can give you access to CVS or you
can simply mail us updates. We're flexible. As part of that, feel free
to point us to information that should go onto the developer's page.

> > P.S. Richard, this discussion arose when a link was removed from the main
> > debian web page pointing to devel/release_info.html.
> I took a look at it.  Where did the information on that page come from?
> I don't remember anything about ncurses, for example.
The contents of releases/slink/*/release-notes/ were put together by aph.
The contents of devel/release_info have been updated randomly by various

> > This document has a history of not being well maintained - in large
   refers to devel/release_info

> > part because it is difficult to get information. A release
> > manager/group that is doing its job should have an easy time
> > maintaining this page, in large part because they make the final
> > decision on what goes into a release.
> Indeed, but I am not necessarily aware of everything that gets done
> during the development period.  I'm more likely to notice when there
> are problems with something :)
Since you will be at the center of releases (dare I say, a target?)
you should have a better grasp than us poor webmasters of what is happening.
I doubt you will do a worse job of keeping it up to date than we've done.

Jay Treacy

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