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We're not going to have an alpha-2, so use those notes as the startin…

…g point for the beta notes.

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30 docs/releases/1.3-alpha-2.txt → docs/releases/1.3-beta-1.txt
@@ -1,8 +1,8 @@
================================
-Django 1.3 alpha 2 release notes
+Django 1.3 beta 1 release notes
================================
-Welcome to Django 1.3 alpha 2!
+Welcome to Django 1.3 beta 1!
This is the second in a series of preview/development releases leading
up to the eventual release of Django 1.3. This release is primarily
@@ -13,8 +13,8 @@ prior to the final 1.3 release.
As such, this release is *not* intended for production use, and any such use
is discouraged.
-What's new in Django 1.3 alpha 2
-================================
+What's new in Django 1.3 beta 1
+===============================
Further tweaks to the staticfiles app
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
@@ -86,7 +86,7 @@ As a result, we took the following steps to rectify the issue:
template tag was moved to Django's core (``django.templatetags.static``) and
renamed to :ttag:`get_static_prefix`.
- * The ``django.contrib.staticfiles.context_processors.staticfiles``
+ * The ``django.contrib.staticfiles.context_processors.staticfiles``
context processor was moved to Django's core
(``django.core.context_processors.static``) and renamed to
:func:`~django.core.context_processors.static`.
@@ -103,7 +103,7 @@ and ignored the almost identical implementation in the already used auth app.
A side effect of this duplication was the missing adoption of the changes made
in r12634_ to support a broader set of characters for usernames.
-This release refactores the admin's login mechanism to use a subclass of the
+This release refactors the admin's login mechanism to use a subclass of the
:class:`~django.contrib.auth.forms.AuthenticationForm` instead of a manual
form validation. The previously undocumented method
``'django.contrib.admin.sites.AdminSite.display_login_form'`` has been removed
@@ -119,15 +119,12 @@ Before the final Django 1.3 release, several other preview/development
releases will be made available. The current schedule consists of at
least the following:
-* Week of **November 29, 2010**: First Django 1.3 beta release. Final
- feature freeze for Django 1.3.
-
-* Week of **January 10, 2011**: First Django 1.3 release
+* Week of **January 24, 2011**: First Django 1.3 release
candidate. String freeze for translations.
-* Week of **January 17, 2011**: Django 1.3 final release.
+* Week of **January 31, 2011**: Django 1.3 final release.
-If necessary, additional alpha, beta or release-candidate packages
+If necessary, additional beta or release-candidate packages
will be issued prior to the final 1.3 release. Django 1.3 will be
released approximately one week after the final release candidate.
@@ -136,8 +133,8 @@ What you can do to help
=======================
In order to provide a high-quality 1.3 release, we need your help. Although this
-alpha release is, again, *not* intended for production use, you can help the
-Django team by trying out the alpha codebase in a safe test environment and
+beta release is, again, *not* intended for production use, you can help the
+Django team by trying out the beta codebase in a safe test environment and
reporting any bugs or issues you encounter. The Django ticket tracker is the
central place to search for open issues:
@@ -163,8 +160,3 @@ Django:
Contributions on any level -- developing code, writing documentation or simply
triaging tickets and helping to test proposed bugfixes -- are always welcome and
appreciated.
-
-Several development sprints will also be taking place before the 1.3
-release; these will typically be announced in advance on the
-django-developers mailing list, and anyone who wants to help is
-welcome to join in.
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@@ -64,7 +64,7 @@ notes.
.. toctree::
:maxdepth: 1
- 1.3-alpha-2
+ 1.3-beta-1
1.3-alpha-1
1.2-rc-1
1.2-beta-1
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