[Fedora-marketing-list] Urgent: Request for Fedora Core 6 information

Rahul Sundaram sundaram at fedoraproject.org
Mon Oct 16 09:21:19 UTC 2006

Joe Casad wrote:
> Hello, Fedora Marketing Manager--
> Linux Magazine International (which is called Linux Pro Magazine in the 
> US) is planning on including Fedora Core 6 with an upcoming issue. We 
> have a very international audience, and I think we'll be able to provide 
> some great coverage of Fedora for readers around the world.

Thank you for your interest.

> We're in the process of lining up some information on Fedora for 
> promotional materials that will accompany the issue Would it be possible 
> for someone at Fedora to supply us with the following?
> 1. A brief statement of what your goals were for the latest
> release.

Desktop effects, improved performance and better integrated 
virtualization were some of the major goals.

> 2. A list of any new features in this release that were not
> included in previous versions.


> 3. Press releases and other descriptive documents.

Red Hat would have a press release out when the release is made.

> 4. A summary of Help sources (both official and independent).

We have a wiki version of the release notes currently at 
http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Docs/Beats.  The release would have a html 

> 5. Other useful links with relevant information.

The first part of my overview is available at 

Phoronix did a review of FC6 Test 1 at 

> 6. System requirements.

Same as the previous release. Part of the release notes. Here is the 
development copy.


> 7. 4-6 interesting and representative screenshots (normal
> height/width ratio, _not_ wide-screen, .png files).

My review has a couple of them. There is more at 

> 8. A complete package list.

The published release notes would have this. The current development 
version is representative.


> Note that we are on a short cycle with this, since we are printing next 
> week. If possible, we would like to receive any or all information by 
> next Monday 10/16. If you don't have all the answers by next Monday, 
> please just send along the information you do have. The screenshots and 
> the package list are particularly important.
> Feel free to call me if you have any questions: (USA) 785-832-8615


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