This page outlines the timetable for the upcoming release.
The current status is 0 P1 bugs blocking release, documentation is not complete but we will add more for r1, a press-kit is in production and the release is outlined to happen on the 22th of July 2007 at this point. The date of release might be put off by a day or two, depending on the bug-status, documentation availability and general momentum.
2007-07-22 17:00 CEST Final deadline for documentation, test-installations
2007-07-22 17:00 CEST Upload of the final build of the 3.0 release is done to the FTP-sites
2007-07-22 23:00 CEST Release of Debian-Edu/Skolelinux 3.0 codename "Terra" is announced on relevant mailing lists, submitted to Slashdot, Digg, etc.
2007-07-23 08:00 CEST International press-kit is sent to predefined media contacts and made available online for download by blogers et. al.
2007-07-23 10:00 CEST Selected media are called up about the release and given incentives to write about the release, directly pitches about the press-kit, etc.
2007-07-23 14:00 CEST Selected media not responding on 2007-07-23 are called up and given the press-kit again.
2007-07-24 12:00 CEST Selected media not responding on 2007-07-23 are called up and given the press-kit again. (repeat infinitely)
Magazines to contact
LINUXmagasinet (Norway) - post at linmag.no (covered by pressemelding at nuug)
Verdens Gang (Norway)
- Linux Journal (USA) - newproducts at linuxjournal.com
- Linux Magazine (USA, Germany, UK, Spain, others)
- Linux Format (UK?)
- Linux Format (Germany)
?ComputerWorld (USA, Norway, UK, others)
- IDG International Newswire (IDG.com)
- pressemelding at nuug.no
Linux Today http://www.linuxtoday.com/
The Register http://www.theregister.co.uk/
heise.de, which then should also cover C't by heise (Germany) -- KurtGramlich 2007-07-23 10:58:00
pro-linux.de -- KurtGramlich 2007-07-23 11:02:51
FSuB Mailinglist -- KurtGramlich 2007-07-23 11:13:40
NB: PLEASE ALSO DO CONTACT YOUR LOCAL MEDIA AS IN "THE PAPER IN MY TOWN"
Fremover - redaksjon at fremover.no -- Petter Reinholdtsen 2007-08-10 09:00:00