[arch-releng] Fw: [arch-dev-public] Arch Linux release in the press
louipc.ist at gmail.com
Wed Feb 18 13:20:08 EST 2009
On Wed, Feb 18, 2009 at 05:13:57PM +0100, Dieter Plaetinck wrote:
> On Wed, 18 Feb 2009 10:57:32 -0500
> Loui Chang <louipc.ist at gmail.com> wrote:
> > 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.
> Good point Gerhard about being more clear in the news.
> Could someone with priviliges do a little update of the news item?
> Though I find it is already clear enough on the download page.
> The first thing you see on the page is :
> "For new installations only.
> An Arch Linux system can always be updated with `pacman -Syu`"
Well, "Current Release: 2009.02" can be misleading.
Maybe something like "Latest ISO Installer/Snapshot: 2009.02" might be
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