90ReleaseSchedule

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Website Preparation

The following changes all need to be prepared so that they can go out in one commit at the appropriate time. Please put your name next to items which you can claim, and mark them when done.

  • Home Page
    • Call Box should say "9.0 Release" and have appropriate links -- Devrim DONE
    • Latest Releases should rotate to 9.0 and 8.0 should drop off -- Devrim DONE
  • News
    • Write Internal announcement for News Item and Submit -- Josh WRITTEN
    • Check News Item -- CHECKED (Thom)
  • developers/beta:
    • Needs to change to "Beta is over" page -- Devrim DONE
  • about/press:
    • Gather all presskits and translations -- Josh DONE, RO pending
      • Correct presskits -- Josh DONE
    • Create TOC for about/press -- Josh, DONE
  • about
    • Feature Matrix: "9.0dev" should change to "9.0" -- Devrim ALREADY DONE
  • Documentation
    • "9.0 beta" should change to "9.0" -- Devrim DONE
    • "What's New" link should point to 9.0 release notes -- Devrim DONE
  • External
    • Submit Release to PRWire -- Josh (possibly not doing this year, may do BusinessWire instead -- SCHEDULED)
    • Update FreshMeat
    • Update SourceForge

Scheduled Deployments

Here's the things which need to be done, and the times they need to be done. Given issues in the past, we should have a responsible and a backup person for each task. The schedule below assumes a Sept. 20 release. Please add tasks as appropriate.

UTC Time EDT Time Task Person Backup Done?
9/17 04:00 9/17 00:00 Source Tarballs uploaded Marc Y
9/18 01:00 9/17 21:00 Tarballs checked
Final turnback point
Packagers Y
9/18 01:00 9/17 21:00 Go-ahead notice sent to RCs
and to advance press
Josh Selena Y
9/18 18:00 9/18 14:00 Packages bundled and uploaded Packagers Y
9/18 21:00 9/18 17:00 Move FTP files to main FTP Marc Y
9/20 11:00 9/20 07:00 Load new docs into website database Devrim Y
9/20 11:15 9/20 07:15 Merge changes into website, along with presskits. Devrim Y
9/20 11:15 9/20 07:15 Approve news item Devrim Y
9/20 11:30 9/20 07:30 Schedule website rebuild, inc. docs Devrim Y
9/20 14:00 9/20 10:00 Send out pgsql-announce Josh Selena Y
9/20 14:00 9/20 10:00 Send out notices to press Josh, RCs Selena
9/20 19:00 9/20 15:00 Update Freshmeat, SourceForge, etc. Jonathan Fuerth Josh & Devrim
9/20 19:00 9/20 15:00 Submit to Slashdot,Reddit,etc. Josh,Selena,Robert
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