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Re: Fwd: Returned post for announce@apache.org

From: Julian Foad <julianfoad_at_apache.org>
Date: Mon, 9 Apr 2018 10:26:00 +0100

Stefan wrote:
> On 07/04/2018 20:37, Julian Foad wrote:
>> Looks like we should make two more tweaks to announcement email templates - see below. I'll do it, at least in time for final 1.10.0 announcement, if nobody beats me to it.
>> Would be nice to do it in time to re-send this rc2 email to announce_at_a.o but I don't think that's so important.
> Replaced all http links with https ones in both templates.

Thank you! I re-sent the RC2 email to announce_at_apache.org.

I didn't re-send to the Subversion lists. The next time (the real 1.10.0
I hope) it will be the updated version.

> Regarding the link to s.a.o I'm not sure where, how and if at all to put
> it in the templates... There are already three links to s.a.o (download
> page, release notes, and mailing lists). If I'd put a link to s.a.o I'd
> place it right below the first line (after "Apache Subversion
> [version].") but then there's already the link to the download page two
> lines below... Therefore, I'm quite a bit unsure about whether it
> wouldn't be unnecessary and just bloat the mail with yet another link...
> So I'll better leave that part for someone else to decide (not going to
> argue against it being added).

Same here. Some day perhaps we should review the content of
announcements in the context of all Apache projects -- some have "about
our project" and "about Apache" and "how to unsubscribe" sections, and
so on. I'm not going to make more changes just now.

- Julian
Received on 2018-04-09 11:26:04 CEST

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