[arch-releng] Fw: [arch-dev-public] Arch Linux release in the press

Loui Chang louipc.ist at gmail.com
Wed Feb 18 10:57:32 EST 2009

On Wed, Feb 18, 2009 at 04:11:32PM +0100, Gerhard Brauer wrote:
> It's fine to see that the ISO release get so many attention.
> Searching with "Arch Linux 2009.02" founds a lot of announces
> meanwhile. Either the text of our announce news or a modified. What i
> see often in this news is: Arch 2009.02 released. The same "mistake"
> what Aaron mentioned: It's not clear for the news writers that we have
> a rolling release and that 2009.02 is "only" a snapshot for new
> installations.
> So we should - in the announces for the next iso release - make a
> bigger hint on this, like we do it on the download page on
> archlinux.org. Somewhat like "For new installations only.
> An Arch Linux system can always be updated with `pacman -Syu`"
> So we should make this a bigger part in the next news IMHO.

Yeah that could be made more explicit on the Download page too.

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