Issue #115, 2023-09-11 (Past Issues)
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- 2023-09-11: ETA for Ansible-Core 2.13.12, 2.14.10 and 2.15.4
- 2023-09-12: ETA for Ansible 8.4.0 release
- 2023-09-12: DaWGs meeting, 15:00 UTC
- 2023-09-13: Community WG meeting, 18:00 UTC (propose topics here)
- 2023-09-14: Bullhorn #116 content deadline, 18:00 UTC
- 2023-09-18: ansible-core feature freeze, stable-2.16 branch created
- 2023-09-20: Ansible Community Day, Berlin 2023
- 2023-10-19: Ansible Contributor Summit 2023.10
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We’re aiming big, to create a place for the whole ecosystem to gather and discuss topics of interest, get help, find out about events, and get involved. With powerful tagging, filtering, notification options, and search, you should be able to set this up to track the topics you care about and want to participate in (and since this is a newsletter - yes, that works over email too, check for the X-Discourse-* headers ).
This forum will be a major step towards tackling the fragmentation we’ve talked about in previous discussions, giving us a single place to talk Ansible (something many of you have asked about when getting started yourselves). There’s more to say here, but I’ll save the ways in which we’re planning to make use of this for future posts.
However, that’s only going to work if you (yes, you) come and use it. So grab an account, say hello, add some tags to watch, and set a reminder to check back later . For those of you looking for something to dive right into, here’s a few suggestions:
- The new community website wireframes could use some feedback
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- And, of course, answers to Open #Help requests are very welcome
We look forward to getting to know you! Onwards!
Ansible Community Day, Berlin 2023
Thanks to everyone who’ve submitted presentations! You can find the selected and confirmed talks here.
If you haven’t yet registered, we’d appreciate you doing it soon on Eventbrite so we can coordinate the space and refreshments accordingly. Looking forward to connecting with the community on Sept 20!
Ansible Contributor Summit 2023.10
Ansible Contributor Summit 2023.10 will be held on the first day of Sprints at DjangoCon US 2023 on October 19, where participants will be able to join both in-person (in Durham, NC, USA) and online. Please take a look at the initial details here and propose your topics!
Helen Bailey said
Felix Fontein shared
There is a community vote on a new policy for community.general on which ansible-core versions will be supported in new major releases. Basically support for ansible-core versions will be dropped if they were EOL at least a few weeks before the major release. For the upcoming community.general 8.0.0, that means that it will drop support for ansible-core 2.11 and 2.12 and require at least ansible-core 2.13. Details can be found in the associated issue.
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