We always try to keep pace with the times, and have begun to worry that freshmeat is too traditionally journalistic, giving just facts without probing the zeitgeist hiding behind their masks.
We want to take a step in the contemporary direction by inviting everyone today to look upon freshmeat's front page as your own personal blog. View the release announcements not as stale containers of information, but as vehicles for the personal expression of all the important things on your mind.
We still want just the facts up front, but after that, throw in a
<p>, and let us know what's really going on.
We know what release you're making. Your changes tell us
why you're making it. But how does it make you feel?
What was the shape of your world as you produced this latest gift of
If this release were a color, what color would it be? What is its smell?
How do you feel about the other releases you've seen today? About the other things you've read? About your coworkers, your pets, your shoes, and your lunch? And... most important of all... how are you? We all really, deeply want — nay, need — to know.
Fill us in. Don't leave us parched in the arid plain of objective changelogs. Give us the ethos that gives this meat its life.