[OSGeo-Board] Re: Upcoming Press Release for Mapbuilder GML Viewer and Mapbuilder Release 1.5rc1

Tyler Mitchell tylermitchell at shaw.ca
Wed Dec 20 13:33:22 EST 2006

On 20-Dec-06, at 10:31 AM, Frank Warmerdam wrote:

> Tyler Mitchell wrote:
>> Hi Cameron,
>> I think both items are certainly newsworthy.  We haven't been  
>> doing regular press releases for these specific software update  
>> releases, perhaps we should be.  What do others think?  It would  
>> probably equate to a couple press releases per month.
>> When you are ready Cameron, send your prepared press release to  
>> news_item at osgeo.org as per https://www.osgeo.org/content/news/ 
>> submit_news.html
> Tyler,
> It is my opinion that we should consider press releases for major  
> releases
> of our software projects, but we don't want to be a press release  
> factory
> that gets ignored.

I think so too.  Are you currently flashing the news_item release out  
to the announce list?  That could help fill the need for getting more  
frequent communications out to those who want them, versus doing the  
full press release process which takes a fair bit of time to do  

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