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From: Christian Faulhammer <opfer@g.o>
Subject: Re: Why no updates on delay of 2008.0 release
Date: Sat, 22 Mar 2008 19:54:58 +0100
Hi,

Ben de Groot <yngwin@g.o>:

> I thought we had learnt something about not communicating with our
> userbase, but it looks like this lesson has already been forgotten.
> While I appreciate there probably are valid reasons for the delay of
> the beta and the release of 2008.0, I don't think there is any excuse
> not to update the published release schedule, nor for the utter lack
> of communication about this issue with our users. A short message on
> the frontpage of www.gentoo.org with a new (even if tentative) ETA,
> and some kind of explanation for the delay would certainly be much
> appreciated.

 Yes please, people are asking a lot on the forums, so a news item
would be nice.  I contributed a rough draft but I have not enough
insight into the reasoning to make it something proper...a "2008.0 will
be delayed but we are still working on it" would be sufficient in my
eyes.

V-Li

-- 
Christian Faulhammer, Gentoo Lisp project
<URL:http://www.gentoo.org/proj/en/lisp/>, #gentoo-lisp on FreeNode

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