Missing update announcements

Matthew Miller mattdm at mattdm.org
Thu May 5 17:54:26 UTC 2005

On Thu, May 05, 2005 at 12:37:33PM -0400, John Dennis wrote:
> may not be able to generate the announcement until he returns. Because
> of the manual nature of the process and the inherent delays it is
> entirely possible for several days to transpire between a package making
> an appearance and the announcement.
> I'm not defending the process, but I trying to explain why it sometimes
> seems like announcements are delayed. The process should be fixed, but
> it is what it is :-(

The manual nature of the current process causes some other problems too --
particularly, the format of the announcements often deviates from the norm
(although people have gotten better about this).

Matthew Miller           mattdm at mattdm.org        <http://www.mattdm.org/>
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