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=== Release Announcements ===
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== Upcoming Announcement Planning ==
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* [[AnnouncePlanning092]]
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* [[AnnouncePlanning091]]
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* [[AnnouncePlanning047]]
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* [[AnnouncePlanning046]]
  
* ReleaseAnnounce040
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== Release Announcements (Informal) ==
* ReleaseAnnounce039
 
* ReleaseAnnounce038
 
  
=== Places to Announce ===
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* [[ReleaseAnnounce046]]
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* [[ReleaseAnnounce045]]
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* [[ReleaseAnnounce044]]
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* [[ReleaseAnnounce043]]
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* [[ReleaseAnnounce042]]
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* [[ReleaseAnnounce041]]
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* [[ReleaseAnnounce040]]
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* [[ReleaseAnnounce039]]
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* [[ReleaseAnnounce038]]
  
Note: For some of these places, we should use a specific format.  See next section.
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== Press Releases (Formal) ==
  
* Freshmeat
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* [[PressRelease046]]
* gnome-list
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* [[PressRelease045]]
* gnome.org
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* [[PressRelease044]]
* dmoz.org
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* [[PressRelease043]]
* linuxartist.org
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* [[PressRelease042]]
* lwn.net
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* [[PressRelease041]]
* osnews.com (eugenia@osnews.com@rejon.org)
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* [[ArticleIntroducingInkscape0_40]]
  
* cairo list
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Guides to writing Press releases:
* clipart-list
 
* Scribus List
 
* svg list
 
  
* gnome-office-list@gnome.org
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* [http://www.cbsnews.com/news/how-to-write-a-press-release-with-examples/ CBS News]
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* [http://www.theguardian.com/small-business-network/2014/jul/14/how-to-write-press-release The Gaurdian]
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* [http://www.huffingtonpost.com/zach-cutler/press-release-tips_b_2120630.html Huffington Post]
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== Places to Announce ==
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In general, for linux community receives a general informal announcement. However, for formal press channels we use the more formal 3rd-person press release.
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=== Open Source Community (Receive Informal PR) ===
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* gnome-office-list@gnome.org [0.45 sent]
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* svg-developers@yahoo.com - must join the list to send (rejon is on)
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* SVG.org: antoine@graougraou.com [0.45 sent]
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* svgfaq.org - maxdunn@siliconpublishing.com
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* svgfoundation.org - michael (at) svgfoundation.org
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* cairo list - cairo@cairographics.org [0.45 sent]
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* gnome-list - gnome-announce-list@gnome.org [0.45 sent]
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* Scribus List (mrdocs) - scribus@nashi.altmuehlnet.de [0.45 sent]
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* osnews.com - http://osnews.com/submit.php [0.45 sent]
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* [[LWN Submission Guide]]
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* [http://www.svgi.org/ [[W3C]] SVG Implementations] [0.45 sent]
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* newstips@heise.de [0.45 sent]
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* news@golem.de [0.45 sent]
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* http://slashdot.org/submit.pl [0.45 sent]
 
* mozilla svg project
 
* mozilla svg project
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* submit if you have an account: http://svg.org/submitstory/Diary
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* http://www.desktoplinux.com/ - http://www.desktoplinux.com/cgi-bin/news_post.cgi
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* http://www.svg-cafe.com/ - join and post to news section
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* [http://freshmeat.net/ Freshmeat]
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* [http://gnomedesktop.org/node/add/story gnome footnotes]
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* [http://www.scale-a-vector.de/cont.htm scale-a-vector] - kukofka@scale-a-vector.de
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* http://www.gnomefiles.org/app.php/Inkscape
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* Art sites
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** clipart-list - clipart@freedesktop.org
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** [http://www.deviantart.com/ [[DeviantART]]]
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* kde sites
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** http://dot.kde.org
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** http://kde-look.org
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** http://kde-artists.org
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PR: theobroma@revelinux.com
  
* svg-developers@yahoo.com
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=== Social Sites ===
  
* SVG.org: antoine@graougraou.com
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* http://digg.com/
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* http://del.icio.us/
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* http://technorati.com/wtf
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* BLOG IT!!!!
  
* http://www.svgx.org/ - take your pick of ones to post to from this site...soooo many!!!
 
  
* nettime-ann
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=== Formal PR Contacts ===
  
* arts sites?
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* [http://prleap.com/ prleap] - another free pr service
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* [http://prbuzz.com/ prbuzz] - another free pr service
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* [http://openpr.com openpr] - another free pr service
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* [http://www.sbwire.com/ SBWire] offers free press release services to open source projects with the SBWire for Non-Profits program
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* nettime-ann - http://www.nettime.org/
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* See Kansas City infoZine: http://www.infozine.com/news/stories/op/storiesView/sid/5080/
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* arts sites? <-- continue looking these up!!!
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* news site
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* need more magazines
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* need more press outlets
  
=== Submission formats ===
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=== Magazines (Get formal PR) ===
  
==== LWN ====
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* I've requested where to send PR and how to get our software reviewed from these magazines.
  
Fill in ${VERSION} (e.g. 0.39), ${NODOT_VERSION} (e.g. 039), ${SIGNATURE} (your name or however you usually sign e-mails). Description of changes should be brief: see any ‘Development?link on http://lwn.net/Archives/ for examples.
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* http://linuxformat.co.uk/ - webmaster@linuxformat.co.uk
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** PR: login and submit news via top of page link
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* http://linux-magazine.com/ - info@linux-magazine.com edit@linux-magazine.com
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** PR: pr@linux-magazine.com
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** Product Reviews: coming soon
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* http://linuxjournal.com/ - ljeditor@ssc.com
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** PR: newproducts@ssc.com
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** Product Reviews: Heather Mead, heather@ssc.com, http://www.linuxjournal.com/xstatic/advertising/prodreviews
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* http://linuxmagazine.com/ - editors@linux-mag.com
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** PR: ???
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** Product Reviews:
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* http://linuxuser.co.uk - http://linuxuser.co.uk/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=48&Itemid=40
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** PR: terry@linuxuser.co.uk
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** Product Reviews: martin@linuxuser.co.uk
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* http://www.tuxmagazine.com/ - editor@tuxmagazine.com
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** PR: ???
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** Product Reviews: http://www.tuxmagazine.com/xstatic/advertising/prodreviews
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* http://www.linuxworld.com/ - mrhinkle@linuxworld.com tim@linuxworld.com
  
<pre>
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* http://cmykmag.com/
To: lwn@lwn.net
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* http://www.computerarts.co.uk/
Subject: `Development' submission: Inkscape ${VERSION} released
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** http://www.computerarts.co.uk/contacts
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** PR & Product Reviews: dom.hall@futurenet.co.uk
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** Gallery and Exposure: richard.llewellyn@futurenet.co.uk
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* http://www.layersmagazine.com/
  
Submission appended. Let me know if you'd like any changes to the submission format
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* http://graphicdesign.about.com
(Subject line, submission formatting), as we'll probably use the same template for the next release.
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* http://graphicssoft.about.com
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* http://desktoppublishing.about.com
  
${SIGNATURE}
 
  
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=== Other Updates ===
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* http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Inkscape Update the 'Features', 'Interface and usability', & 'Versions', also check the other languages and maybe ask for an update on the respective talk page
  
<p><div class="SummaryHeadline">Inkscape ${VERSION} released</div>
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[[Category:Marketing]]
Version ${VERSION} of <a href="http://inkscape.org/">Inkscape</a>,
 
an SVG vector graphics editor, has been
 
<a href="http://inkscape.org/cgi-bin/wiki.pl?ReleaseNotes${NODOT_VERSION}">released</a>.
 
"<span>This version supports markers (aka arrowheads), clones
 
(<code>svg:use</code>), pattern tiles; uses pango for better text
 
appearance; and has various other improvements.</span>"
 
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Latest revision as of 07:02, 14 January 2020

Upcoming Announcement Planning

Release Announcements (Informal)

Press Releases (Formal)

Guides to writing Press releases:


Places to Announce

In general, for linux community receives a general informal announcement. However, for formal press channels we use the more formal 3rd-person press release.

Open Source Community (Receive Informal PR)

  • Art sites

PR: theobroma@revelinux.com

Social Sites


Formal PR Contacts

Magazines (Get formal PR)

  • I've requested where to send PR and how to get our software reviewed from these magazines.


Other Updates

  • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Inkscape Update the 'Features', 'Interface and usability', & 'Versions', also check the other languages and maybe ask for an update on the respective talk page