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Revision as of 03:37, 22 April 2009

This announce planning page is based on AnnouncePlanning046 - What you see below has been copied from there and edited. Refer to the ReleaseNotes047 for details on what's new, different and improved.


Task Performer Projected Date of completion Status
Informal PR text Collaborated on this wiki page 5th May 2009 0%
Formal PR text Collaborated on this wiki page 5th May 2009 0%
Interviews user:user TeamInterview047 0%

Announcement Process

  1. Create News posts (using the small overview below) on all the relevant social bookmarking sites: digg, slashdot, delicious, stumble etc.
  2. Create a new Page on the Inkscape website that has the Formal Announcement on it (for linking purposes) have links back to the social bookmarking stories for the release.
  3. Post the official announcement to the Inkscape News on the website, and on all the relevant Inkscape lists (eg. announce, user, developer)
  4. Send out the informal announcement (include a link to the web page with the formal announcement)
  5. Send out the formal announcement. (include a link to the web page with the formal announcement)

Press Release Translations

Once the English Press Release text has been finalised, translation can start into other languages.

The current goal for this PR text is to have the english version finished by 5th May 2008.

Please Create a new Wiki page for planning / translating the 0.47 PR in your language here:


Press Release Text

Small Overview

The Inkscape project is proud to announce a new release of its world class open source vector graphics editor. Version 0.47 includes major updates to core features and introduces powerful new tools.

New Tools

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Major Updates

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Inkscape Announces 0.47 Release :: http://www.inkscape.org :: Draw Freely.

Download Inkscape 0.47 for Linux, Windows or Mac OS X

For More Information

About Inkscape


The Inkscape Community Releases Inkscape 0.47

Download Inkscape 0.47 for Linux, Windows or Mac OS X

For More Information

About Inkscape

Places to Announce

Receive small overview

Web Site / Media Who will contact / post Notes...
http://digg.com user digg.com someone needs to post a short excerpt announcing the release, and link it to inkscape.org.
http://slashdot.org user submit a new news item.
http://newsvine.com user submit a new news item.
1 2 3
1 2 3
(1 Web Site / Media) (2 Who will contact / post) (3 Notes...)

Receive Informal PR

Open Source Community

Contact Name Who will contact / post Notes...
gnome office list who? gnome-office-list at gnome dot org
svg developers yahoo group svg-developers at yahoo dot com must join the list to send (rejon is on)
SVG.org antoine at graougraou dot com, svg at steltenpower dot com
svgfaq.org maxdunn at siliconpublishing dot com
svgfoundation.org michael (at) svgfoundation.org
cairo list cairo at cairographics dot org
gnome-list gnome-announce-list at gnome dot org
Scribus List (mrdocs) scribus at nashi dot altmuehlnet dot de
osnews.com http://osnews.com/submit.php
desktoplinux.com http://desktoplinux.com/contactus.html
Freshmeat.net a new release has to be added to inkscape's freshmeat profile
gnome footnotes http://gnomedesktop.org/node/add/story
scale-a-vector kukofka at scale-a-vector dot de http://www.scale-a-vector.de/cont.htm
http://dot.kde.org http://dot.kde.org/addPostingForm
revelinux.com theobroma at revelinux dot com

Broader Inkscape & Art Community

Contact Name Who will contact / post? Notes...
Inkscape deviantart group http://inkscape.deviantart.com/
the inkscape forum http://www.inkscapeforum.com/ run by microUgly
inkscape tutorials blog http://inkscapetutorials.wordpress.com/
open clip art library list clipart@freedesktop.org
open clip art library news
artdc.org forum http://www.artdc.org/
bittbox.com - vector art blog contact(at)bittbox.com
The Daily Ubuntu - Daily Ubuntu Applications http://www.contactify.com/35b54

Other Inkscape Users

Inkscape is attracting growing numbers of users in different fields such as scrapbooking, craft-makers, fabric designers and people creating a range of technical drawings. How can we get the word out to these groups?

website / magazine Who will contact / post? Notes...

Receive Formal PR

Contact Name Who will contact / post? Notes...
http://linuxformat.co.uk/ login and submit news via top of page link
http://linux-magazine.com/ pr(at)linux - magazine (dot) com
http://linuxmagazine.com/ jbrockmeier at linux hyphen mag DOT com.
http://www.tuxmagazine.com/ editor at tuxmagazine dot com
http://www.computerarts.co.uk/ dom dot hall at futurenet dot co dot uk http://www.computerarts.co.uk/contacts
http://www.theopensourcereport.com/ ryanlerch contact at theopensourcereport dot com
http://www.builderau.com.au/ ryanlerch Chris Duckett, editor at builderau dot com dot au
http://www.zdnet.com.au ryanlerch edit at zdnet dot com dot au