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action #13380: Release Announcement

Write the Feature Guide

Added by lnussel over 7 years ago. Updated over 7 years ago.

Status:
Resolved
Priority:
Normal
Assignee:
Category:
Marketing
Target version:
Start date:
2016-10-24
Due date:
2016-11-09
% Done:

100%

Estimated time:
(Total: 58.00 h)

Description

The Feature Guide forms the base of our release marketing. It is a large list of the most important features in openSUSE 13.1 with screenshots and a good organisation. See https://en.opensuse.org/Features

Find a how-to on writing them here: http://en.opensuse.org/openSUSE:Product_highlights_writing

We've learned some lessons during the 12.3 product highlights writing, take these into account:

  • do NOT try to be 'complete'. Going through ALL the changelogs of ALL packages with a script and then filtering out the interesting stuff (we did that, yes) is just way too much work.
  • Instead, focus on the most important packages, eg look at http://distrowatch.com/table.php?distribution=suse and pick from the packages there.
  • Kick the community to add their features to https://en.opensuse.org/openSUSE:Major_features and use that as a major guide. It is the 'start' of the product highlights. ** for 13.1, Michal send scripted mails to packagers who did 'major stuff'. This seems to have worked quite well: https://github.com/openSUSE-Team/features-reminder
  • Get the KDE stuff from the KDE announcement, the GNOME stuff from the GNOME announcement, the kernel stuff from kernelnewbies.org and the H kernel archives as soon as you know which versions we'll ship! Put them on the Major_features page so you're ready with that.
  • Kick the artwork team: they need to get the final art in in time so the screenshots can be made! It is a blocker, also for the press kit.

Subtasks 5 (0 open5 closed)

action #13410: Move Major Features to feature guide pageResolvedddemaio2016-10-242016-11-09

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action #13412: Get features page finishedResolvedddemaio2016-10-242016-11-09

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action #13414: Get technical reviewResolvedddemaio2016-11-072016-11-09

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action #13416: Add features from distrowatchRejectedddemaio2016-10-242016-11-09

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action #13418: Gather info from major pieces of our release onto Major_features pageRejectedddemaio2016-10-242016-11-09

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Related issues 2 (0 open2 closed)

Copied from openSUSE Leap 42.1 Release - action #9098: Write the Feature GuideRejectedddemaio2015-10-05

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Copied to openSUSE Leap 42.3 Release - action #16940: Write the Feature GuideResolvedddemaio2017-07-032017-07-19

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  • Category set to Marketing
  • Status changed from Rejected to New
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  • Target version set to GA
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