[plt-dev] Release Announcement for v4.2.5 -- 2nd call

From: Jay McCarthy (jay.mccarthy at gmail.com)
Date: Fri Apr 2 12:06:52 EDT 2010

On Fri, Apr 2, 2010 at 9:56 AM, Robby Findler
<robby at eecs.northwestern.edu> wrote:
> Perhaps we should start preparing two versions here on plt-dev. One
> version for emails & the blog post, one for the short places.
> And, reading Carl's second blurb, I'm convinced that it belongs in the
> longer announcement.
> For the shorter one, I think that futures go on, but I'm not sure what else.

I'd say futures and the first part of the PLAI blurb.


> Robby
> On Fri, Apr 2, 2010 at 9:42 AM, Eli Barzilay <eli at barzilay.org> wrote:
>> On Apr  2, Jay McCarthy wrote:
>>> This discussion is an instance of something I have an opinion on.
>>> I think we should be more verbose in our release notes about what is
>>> new and different. I feel like the desire to only mention really
>>> visible changes is motivated by a focus on our educational users. We
>>> already have a separate plt-edu announcement, so I don't see the
>>> need to be tight lipped generally.
>> Consider also that some places have a limit on the length of these
>> announcements.  Freshmeat is especially a PITA -- allowing around 600
>> characters overall, and I always need to spit some blood to get to
>> something so small.
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Jay McCarthy <jay at cs.byu.edu>
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