Skolelinux 3.0 (a.k.a. "Terra") is to be released on July 22th, 2007. The release includes many major changes, described in our press release and the Release Notes.
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
LinuxMagazin http://www.linux-magazin.de/ -- KurtGramlich 2007-07-23 11:05:46
LinuxUser http://www.linux-user.de/ -- KurtGramlich 2007-07-23 11:05:46
EasyLinux http://www.easylinux.de/ -- KurtGramlich 2007-07-23 11:05:46
FSuB Mailinglist -- KurtGramlich 2007-07-23 11:13:40
German Newsletter an die Lokalredaktion der Printmedien -- 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