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Re: [Bacula-devel] Bacula BETA release version 2.4.4-b1


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> Kern Sibbald wrote:
>> Hello Michel,
>>
>> Thanks for keeping on with announcing our releases on Freshmeat :-)
>>
>> It seems to me that announcing beta releases on Freshmeat is probably
>> not critical. If released, they probably should go into their own "BETA"
>> section so as not to disrupt the release information for the development
>> branch as you mention.
>
> I've created a new branch for them.
>
> I like to announce pretty much every release to freshmeat to keep the
> project's 'vitality' stats up (they work according to the release early,
> release often principle, so each release makes them jump up) which in
> turn puts Bacula in the Top 20 projects by vitality where people (and
> web crawlers) can see it. (Right now it's at #4.)
>
> http://freshmeat.net/stats/#vitality
>
> In addition to that, nearly every announced release goes to the front
> page and is syndicated on other sites (like Slashdot), driving even more
> traffic to the project.

Great! Thanks,

Kern

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> Greetings,
>         Michel
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Best regards, Kern

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