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1GLEP: 42 1GLEP: 42
2Title: Critical News Reporting 2Title: Critical News Reporting
3Version: $Revision: 1.9 $ 3Version: $Revision: 1.11 $
4Author: Ciaran McCreesh <ciaranm@gentoo.org> 4Author: Ciaran McCreesh <ciaranm@gentoo.org>,
5 Stephen Bennett <spb@gentoo.org>,
6 Zach Medico <zmedico@gentoo.org>
5Last-Modified: $Date: 2006/03/06 03:12:08 $ 7Last-Modified: $Date: 2006/09/05 20:33:04 $
6Status: Draft 8Status: Draft
7Type: Standards Track 9Type: Standards Track
8Content-Type: text/x-rst 10Content-Type: text/x-rst
9Created: 31-Oct-2005 11Created: 31-Oct-2005
10Post-History: 1-Nov-2005, 5-Nov-2005, 7-Nov-2005, 11-Dec-2005, 13-Dec-2005, 18-Dec-2005, 5-Jan-2006, 2-Mar-2006, 6-Mar-2006 12Post-History: 1-Nov-2005, 5-Nov-2005, 7-Nov-2005, 11-Dec-2005, 13-Dec-2005, 18-Dec-2005, 5-Jan-2006, 2-Mar-2006, 6-Mar-2006, 12-Jun-2006
11 13
12Abstract 14Abstract
13======== 15========
14 16
15This GLEP proposes a new way of informing users about important updates and news 17This GLEP proposes a new way of informing users about important updates and news
448the ``news/`` directory. 450the ``news/`` directory.
449 451
450Reference Implementation 452Reference Implementation
451======================== 453========================
452 454
453TODO 455A reference implementation of the required package manager support can be found
456in Paludis [#paludis]_, along with a reference newsreader implemented as an
457eselect module [#eselect-news]_.
454 458
455Credits 459Credits
456======= 460=======
457 461
458The idea behind notifying users of news updates via Portage comes from Stuart 462The idea behind notifying users of news updates via Portage comes from Stuart
502 Albertson, 506 Albertson,
503 http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=gentoo-dev&m=113111585907703&w=2 507 http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=gentoo-dev&m=113111585907703&w=2
504.. [#rfc-822] RFC 822 "Standard for the format of ARPA Internet text messages" 508.. [#rfc-822] RFC 822 "Standard for the format of ARPA Internet text messages"
505.. [#rfc-3629] RFC 3629: "UTF-8, a transformation format of ISO 10646" 509.. [#rfc-3629] RFC 3629: "UTF-8, a transformation format of ISO 10646"
506 http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc3629.txt 510 http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc3629.txt
511.. [#paludis] Paludis homepage, http://paludis.berlios.de
512.. [#eselect-news] news.eselect, http://svn.berlios.de/svnroot/repos/paludis/trunk/eselect/news.eselect
507.. [#stuart-blog] "Favouring an automatic news mechanism", Stuart Herbert, 513.. [#stuart-blog] "Favouring an automatic news mechanism", Stuart Herbert,
508 http://stu.gnqs.org/diary/gentoo.php/2005/10/28/favouring_an_automatic_news_mechanism 514 http://stu.gnqs.org/diary/gentoo.php/2005/10/28/favouring_an_automatic_news_mechanism
509 515
510Copyright 516Copyright
511========= 517=========

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