The press release (was: Re: 8.0-RELEASE completed...)

Robert Watson rwatson at
Fri Nov 27 15:39:20 UTC 2009

On Thu, 26 Nov 2009, Ken Smith wrote:

> Just a quick note in case there are people here who aren't subscribed to the 
> freebsd-announce@ mailing list.
> We have completed the 8.0-RELEASE cycle.  Details about the release are 
> available from the main web site, in particular the announcement itself is 
> available here:
> Thanks for all the help with testing during the release process, as well as 
> your continued support of FreeBSD.

For those wanting to do advocacy work for the release, in addition to the 
release announcement and highly detail release notes, there's also a press 

It is a bit more verbose and salesy than the announcement, but a lot shorter 
than the release notes.

Robert N M Watson
Computer Laboratory
University of Cambridge

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