Last call! [Re: Call for FreeBSD status reports]

Scott Long scottl at
Sat Jan 15 10:44:31 PST 2005


This is a last call for status report submissions.  If you intend to
submit one, please do it in the next 12 hours.  Thanks,


Scott Long wrote:
> All,
> It's time again for the bi-monthly status reports.  The July-Oct 2004 
> status reports were preempted by the 5.3 release, so this one is open
> for anything that has happened since June.  As always, submissions
> having to do with FreeBSD development, documentation, organized events,
> etc, are welcome and highly encouraged.  Submissions are due by Jan 15
> to monthly at
> There are also a couple of changes to announce.  First is that Tom
> Rhodes and Max Laier have volunteered to help run the status reports and
> keep them more timely.  Many thanks to Tom and Max for offering to
> help.  Second is that a couple of new attributes have been added to the
> XML thanks to Max.  The first is a project category attribute that will
> enable us to group the submissions into categories and render the full
> report with these categories for easier viewing.  You can choose to use
> whatever category tag fits your report best, or omit it entirely and let
> us take care of it.  The category mapping is listed below.  Feel free to
> suggest additional categories.
> proj   - Projects (non-specific)
> docs   - Documentation
> kern   - Kernel
> arch   - Architectures
> ports  - Ports
> vendor - Vendor / 3rd party software
> misc   - Miscellaneous
> The second new attribute lets you lists tasks for your project that
> others can help with.  An example is provided in the template under the
> <help> and <task> tags.
> The template is available at 
>  I've just 
> committed the updated version with the new tags, so it might take a few
> hours for it to reach the website for downloading.
> Submissions are due on Jan 15.  Thanks a lot, and we are looking for a
> big turn-out.
> Scott

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