[Qgis-developer] QGIS 2.0.0 Final Tagged - call for packaging

Nathan Woodrow madmanwoo at gmail.com
Sun Sep 8 21:28:05 PDT 2013


I can update that images. I mainly just threw them in there as a quick one
while I was going though the list.

- Nathan

On Mon, Sep 9, 2013 at 2:23 PM, Mathieu Pellerin <nirvn.asia at gmail.com>wrote:

> Re labels, I meant something like this:
> http://imgur.com/jUndyYK,JHgeT39#0http://imgur.com/jUndyYK,JHgeT39#0
> Could also be worth showing a more radical example of layer blending, such
> as:
> http://imgur.com/jUndyYK,JHgeT39#1http://imgur.com/jUndyYK,JHgeT39#1
> I'm not suggesting the above two images should be used, merely referring
> to those as alternatives to relying on a user interface as screenshot to
> showcase feature X,Y,Z
> M
> On Mon, Sep 9, 2013 at 11:13 AM, Mathieu Pellerin <nirvn.asia at gmail.com>wrote:
>> Tim, the visual changelog draft is excellent, excellent resource for QGIS
>> evangelists out there. I'd re-think the new labeling engine screenshot,
>> maybe a map screenshot featuring shield and drop shadow instead of the
>> configuration dialog (which is shown in the data-defined labeling section
>> anyways)?
>> Good job,
>> M
>> On Mon, Sep 9, 2013 at 9:38 AM, Tim Sutton <lists at linfiniti.com> wrote:
>>> Dear QGIS devs & packagers
>>> --- Note to casual readers ---
>>> Please do not pre-announce this release - give the packagers and release
>>> team a chance to do their thing so that people hearing about the release
>>> have a fair chance of finding a package, reading all our press material
>>> etc.
>>> Especially for this release, I would like to coincide the release
>>> announcement with the launch of our new web site which the community team
>>> and opengeo have been working really hard at. So please wait until we are
>>> ready to announce before blogging, tweeting, etc, about the new release.
>>> --- End note ---
>>> I have tagged QGIS 2.0.0 for release. The branch can be checked out
>>> like this (as a tracking branch)
>>> git clone git://github.com/qgis/Quantum-GIS.git
>>> git branch --track release-2_0 origin/release-2_0
>>> git checkout release-2_0
>>> Or (to check out the final tagged version made a few hours ago):
>>> git fetch
>>> git checkout final-2_0_0
>>> The tag is signed with my GPG key:
>>> user: "Tim Sutton (QGIS Key) <tim at linfiniti.com>"
>>> 1024-bit DSA key, ID 97626237, created 2007-07-19
>>> Source tarballs can be obtained from here:
>>> http://qgis.org/downloads/qgis-2.0.0.tar.bz2
>>> http://qgis.org/downloads/qgis-2.0.0.tar.bz2.md5
>>> Packagers:
>>> Please hold your packages until you hear more from me so that we can
>>> coordinate the release announcement with the new web site announcement. I
>>> expect that will be at the end of this week or over the weekend coming.
>>> Some notes:
>>> - Please do not commit anything to the 2_0_0 branch except packaging
>>> related tweaks pending further notification from myself or Juergen.
>>> - If you make a package please be so kind as to update the download wiki
>>> page at http://www.qgis.org/wiki/Download with the details of your
>>> package (taking into account the hold-until-the-site-is-ready note above).
>>> - If you are able to make packages for unlisted platforms / distros
>>> please discuss your plans on this thread so that we can avoid duplication
>>> of effort.
>>> - I would like to make the release announcement next week, so it will be
>>> great to have as many packages as possible ready by then.
>>> - GIT master is open again for general commits - please seek guidance
>>> from Marco Hugentobler (PSC Code Manager) if you are planning any major
>>> code changes.
>>> - Juergen Fischer (incoming PSC Release Manager) will be managing the
>>> release process for future releases, so please follow his lead in terms of
>>> code freeze etc in master.
>>> Many thanks to all the developers, testers, bug fixers, bug reporters,
>>> document writers, translators and users that help to make QGIS 2.0.0 a
>>> reality!
>>> Lastly can I call on the release team (or any interested people) to help
>>> to put together visual changelog (link below), press announcements etc.
>>> ready for the release date? I will send you an email when the packages are
>>> ready and you can start broadcasting announcements.
>>> Visual Changelog Page: http://changelog.linfiniti.com/version/1/ (this
>>> is the site for drafting the release, the final release content will be on
>>> the official QGIS web site). Please contact me if you would like to
>>> contribute to the changelog and I will give you the needed permissions.
>>> Best regards
>>> --
>>> Tim Sutton - QGIS Project Steering Committee Member (Release  Manager)
>>> ==============================================
>>> Please do not email me off-list with technical
>>> support questions. Using the lists will gain
>>> more exposure for your issues and the knowledge
>>> surrounding your issue will be shared with all.
>>> Irc: timlinux on #qgis at freenode.net
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