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= KDE SC Release Packaging Thoughts =
 
  
1. the CI System
 
  - all the KDE SC modules are built continuously
 
  - no packaging unless all modules build ok
 
    (even better would be to force all make tests too)
 
  - the packaging tools run on the CI system generating "test" tarballs.
 
  - the "test" tarballs could be downloaded from the CI system
 
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2. the KDE Sysadmin Team
 
  - provides and manages the CI system
 
  - will transfer "test" tarballs to the public ftp site
 
  - prepares the public ftp site for bandwidth requirements at release announce time
 
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3. the KDE Promo Team
 
  - writes and distributes release announcements through normal channels
 
  - deals with the media
 
  - manages public expectations
 
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4. the KDE i18n Team
 
  - maintains the languages list
 
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5. the KDE Release Team
 
  - coordinates the entire release effort
 
  - sets release milestones and dates
 
  - communicates important dates to the community and to distros
 
  - communicates important news to the community and to distros
 
  - creates "test" tarballs using the CI system and handles distro feedback
 
  - adds hot and security patches to the tarballs before the final release
 
  - creates "final" tarballs using the CI system
 
  - pushes tags to the module repositories in a timely manner
 
  - writes and maintains the necessary tools
 
  - writes and documents the release process
 

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