EPEL6 announcement feedback

Rahul Sundaram metherid at gmail.com
Mon Jan 17 21:43:43 UTC 2011

On 01/18/2011 02:26 AM, Kevin Fenzi wrote:
> Greetings. 
> We are going to be releasing EPEL6 soon, and would like help with the
> announcement. Here's a rough draft I have currently. 
> Any comments/corrections/re-wording/etc welcome. 
> --cuthere--
> The Extra Packages for Enterprise Linux (EPEL) project is happy to
> announce today the release of EPEL6. The EPEL6 software collection is
> add on packages for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 and other compatible
> systems, maintained by the community under the umbrella of the Fedora
> Project.
> Over 2500 source packages that build into over 5600 binary rpms are
> included currently, limited only by maintainers eager and willing to
> maintain more packages. (See below to join us!)

You might want to note two things.  A)  It is fully compatible with RHEL
6 and does not replace or conflict with anything in the base repository
and that EPEL enforces this via a policy.  B)  This is a community
repository and not commercially supported by Red Hat. 


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