ROS 2 alpha2 (Baling Wire)

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We're happy to announce the release of ROS 2 alpha2, code-named Baling Wire!

Installation instructions and tutorials designed to exercise new
features in ROS 2 are in the wiki:
  https://github.com/ros2/ros2/wiki

To get an idea of what's in (and what's not in) this release, be sure
to read the overview page:
  https://github.com/ros2/ros2/wiki/Alpha2-Overview

From that page, an important caveat that will persist for the next few
alpha releases:
~~~
As the "alpha" qualifier suggests, this release of ROS 2 is far from
complete. You should not expect to switch from ROS 1 to ROS 2, nor
should you expect to build a new robot control system with ROS 2.
Rather, you should expect to try out some demos, explore the code, and
perhaps write your own demos.
~~~

We're now on a ~6-week cadence for alpha releases.  We're continually
updating the roadmap to forecast what will be included in each alpha
release:
  https://github.com/ros2/ros2/wiki/Roadmap

As always, we invite you to try out the new software, give feedback,
report bugs, and suggest features (and contribute code!):
  https://github.com/ros2/ros2/wiki/Contact

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