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Re: GCC 4.5.0 Released


On Tue, 20 Apr 2010, Dave Korn wrote:
> But I agree with this: a release announcement is just an email someone
> sends out after a new release is uploaded, it is not a major PR effort 

Let's not underestimate the effect our releases have in terms of PR
and how much GCC actually is in need of PR.  I know (us) engineers
are generally not too fond of marketing, but it's more important than
one might think.

On Wed, 21 Apr 2010, Joe Buck wrote:
> But the RMs have enough work to do as is, so it shouldn't be up to
> Mark to produce a beautifully written "white paper".

I agree.  My suggestion would be that we support the RMs by helping
them create such announcements; for example, they could post them to
our mailing list and review/update them here.

On Wed, 21 Apr 2010, Manuel López-Ibáñez wrote:
> Actually, now that you mention it. I already planned to submit an
> article about all the goodness of GCC 4.5 to LWN.

Cool, very cool!

Gerald

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