Re: Marketing, GNOME 3.0 and subteams

I have no problem with that.

What's needed, though, is a date to get a final and irrevocable decision from the release team some months before release.

Some wild guesses:

 - release minus 1 month would be fine for a web campaign.
 - release minus 3 months could be fine to organize local activities.
 - release minus 6 months could be needed to organize media partnerships.

Best Regards,

On Fri, May 1, 2009 at 1:55 PM, Andre Klapper <ak-47 gmx net> wrote:
Am Donnerstag, den 30.04.2009, 19:31 +0200 schrieb Claus Schwarm:
> GNOME 3 is a large major update that is supposed to hit the streets
> one a certain date. Let's advertise that.

Yes, but please don't start advertising too early, as there are still
enough major risks and blockers left (and planning about manpower in a
big Open Source project is hard).
That's why release-team clearly mentioned the option to have a 3.0 by
2.32 instead of 2.30.
We will know better in a few months if March 2010 for 3.0 is really

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