Release Notes week of 8/17-21/2015
See the Release Notes Rotation for task assignments: https://openedx.atlassian.net/wiki/display/DOC/Release+Notes+Rotation
help tested on studio.stage.edx.org (https://openedx.atlassian.net/wiki/display/DOC/Online+Help+Testing+Script)
Release Notes merged
release notes and all other affected guides rebuilt in RTD (https://readthedocs.org/dashboard/)
Date on docs.edx.org changed (https://openedx.atlassian.net/wiki/display/DOC/Updating+the+docs.edx.org+release+date)
portal announcement made (http://partners.edx.org/announcements)
clone this story, add its number to the Release Notes Rotation for next week, and assign to that writer
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Open Source team would like two items added to the Coming Soon section:
Open edX conference
Developers, system administrators, education specialists, and those who work with – or want to learn more about – the Open edX platform are invited to attend the 2015 Open edX Conference. The conference will be held October 12-13 at Wellesley College in Wellesley MA, and registration is now open.
info link (http://con.openedx.org/) registration link (http://www.eventbrite.com/e/open-edx-con-2015-tickets-17211056734?aff=es2)
The next named release for Open edX, Dogwood, is scheduled for release in late November 2015. To stay up to date about the expected contents and progress of the release, refer to the Open edX wiki page for Dogwood.
(link to https://openedx.atlassian.net/wiki/display/OPEN/Dogwood)
please let me know of any changes you'd like to see to these announcement drafts by EOD Monday.