Release Notes Draft

John J. McDonough wb8rcr at
Tue Sep 7 13:01:40 UTC 2010

On Tue, 2010-09-07 at 00:14 -0400, Matthew Miller wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 06, 2010 at 11:45:53AM -0400, John J. McDonough wrote:
> > A number of beats were blank, and some of them probably should be, but I
> > left them in the document for now as a reminder in case you are aware of
> > something that is missing.  I will get rid of them tomorrow.
> Systemd needs more explaining, if we want that transition to go smoothly.
> And it should be in the index under "init" as well as systemd. And also, it
> should not go under "Boot" -- it is a system which manages processes on the
> system from startup to shutdown.

Certainly we would welcome more detail.  You should feel free to provide
it on the wiki.

I'm less sure about moving it.  Since there were no other significant
changes to System Daemons perhaps it could go there and not get lost,
but I suspect system admins would need to make lots of changes to their
init scripts and I would think the first place they would look would be

I would dearly love to give admins some help on what they need to do to
restore their configurations after this update, but I can't do it
without help, probably a lot of help, from development.

Since the XML conversion is now complete there is no longer a need to
maintain the beta wiki freeze, so if you can possibly contribute, please
do.  The longer you wait, though, the more of a problem it creates for
L10N.  But I do think it is important.


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