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From: John Davis <zhen@g.o>
Subject: Re: 2004.2 Press Release
Date: Sun, 25 Jul 2004 19:18:10 -0400
On Sun, 2004-07-25 at 15:14, John Davis wrote:
> Hi all -
> We are releasing 2004.2 at 0000 UTC July 26th (which is 2000 EDT).
> Please find attached the press release which is to be distributed to all
> of your sources at that time. If there are any glaring errors, let me
> know, and I will fix.
> Cheers,

Due to some problems with the BT system, we had to amend the release a
bit. Please find the new copy attached.

John Davis
Gentoo Linux Developer

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July 26th, 2004 -- for immediate release at 0000 UTC
Author: John Davis <zhen@g.o>

Today marks the release of Gentoo Linux 2004.2 for the AMD64, HPPA,
SPARC and X86 architectures! The Gentoo Linux
Release Engineering project has worked hard to improve key problem
areas identified in the 2004.1 release. These areas of improvement include, 
but are not limited to:
	-LiveCD compatibility with Dell server-class machines
	-LiveCD compatibility with SMP machines
	-x86 laptop PCMCIA support
	-Wireless (802.11a/b/g) capabilities
	-SATA support

Detailed information for Gentoo Linux 2004.2, such as Release Notes
and md5sums, can be found at the 2004.2 information page [1].

Gentoo Linux 2004.2 can be downloaded from any one of our official
download mirrors [2], as well as from our new BitTorrent system [3].
Please note that pentium3, pentium4, and athlon-xp PackageCDs are
only available either by download via BitTorrent or through purchase
at the Gentoo Store. Additional GRP sets will be available via BitTorrent

Please support Gentoo Linux development by visiting the Gentoo
Store [4]! The Gentoo Store offers packaged versions of 2004.2 shipped
right to your doorstep, as well as an easy to use donation system.

Thank you for choosing Gentoo Linux!

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