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On Sat, 2005-11-05 at 13:58 +0100, Grobian wrote:
> A lot Gentoo users I know read gentoo-announce and the GWN.
But *many* more don't. That's what we learned from the Apache package
refresh, and what we've also learned from the PHP5 work.
> Works fine for me.
What works for you is irrelevant to this conversation.
What matters is getting news out to 100% of our userbase - or as near to
that as possible. Saying that it works for you, and so there isn't a
problem, isn't a useful contribution.
> The GLEP *is* targetted at a certain group of people
It is targeted at every single Gentoo user. Without exception or
> What the GLEP does is twofold:
> 1. Suggest special (**important**) news items to be accepted within
> Gentoo, and them being stored somewhere
> 2. Desparately push this news to users, because it seems that they don't
> read information which is not available (yet! see 1).
The information was available via several sources, but this did not
reach a wide enough audience. As a result, we're proposing a new
mechanism for delivering news - one that we believe will be much more
> So thank you for letting me realise that this GLEP should be splitted in
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