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From: Sven Vermeulen <swift@g.o>
Subject: Re: 0-day ebuilds
Date: Sun, 10 Oct 2004 12:01:14 +0200
On Sun, Oct 10, 2004 at 12:47:07AM -0700, Donnie Berkholz wrote:
> I'm thinking it might be fun to start publicizing when we get ebuilds of
> major packages into Portage the same day (within 24 hours, same calendar
> day, whatever metric you choose) as the package is released upstream. We
> could put a news item on the homepage and something in the GWN.

Sounds fun to me; it's not that important to have those listed also on the
same day, is it? I mean, it's not difficult to find out what major packages
were released within 24h afterwards (just skim through the forums :) but
having this information available the next second might pose some

How would you receive the necessary information? From the packager himself?

> I'd also like to hear some ideas on how to publicize our other
> strengths.

We might want to have our strengths documented clearly (but concise)
somewhere. The "About Gentoo" page is a good location (recently updated with
Gentoo history).

      Sven Vermeulen

  Documentation & PR project leader

  The Gentoo Project   <<< >>>
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