[WF-General] ACORN: Help Needed for Release Announcement!!!

Karsten klaux at rhrk.uni-kl.de
Tue Oct 17 17:32:55 PDT 2000

Bryce Harrington wrote:
> Good news: We're ready to publically announce the release the 0.2.0
> alpha of Acorn.  People who have tried it out in Linux have been very
> impressed (myself especially!)
> This is a *major* *achievement* for WorldForge.  While this is the
> second release of Acorn, it's the first release of anything that plays
> like a real game.  There's even little background bird chirpy noises!
> We've got a little work to do to prepare for the announcement, and I'd
> like to ask for help in getting these things done.  I've assembled a big
> "todo list", and divided it out by name.  While you are in no way
> obligated to do the tasks assigned, if everyone can chip in to do two
> things, it will make it much easier on everyone else.  I've also listed
> some extra tasks at the end for anyone to do.  Please volunteer to help
> out with some of these!
> I've written a sample Acorn announce press release you can use, and
> included it at the end of this email.  Use it as is or modify it to
> fit.

> Karsten:
>    * Note to WorldForge's news database about UClient 0.8.3:
>      http://www.worldforge.net/cgi-stuff/news.cgi?.Command=DisplayAddPage
>    * Update your UClient entry at Freshmeat.net
>      http://freshmeat.net/announce.php3?id=958084875
>    * Announcement of UClient 0.8.3 to announce at mail.worldforge.org
>    * Update the Acorn Team page:
>      http://www.worldforge.org/website/rules/acorn/team
>    * Drop a note to the SDL list about Acorn

Ok, I will do so. I will hold off the announcment about Acorn until
Jason has updated the Acorn pages.

Karsten-O. Laux  
klaux at rhrk.uni-kl.de

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