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From Mohammad Nour El-Din <nour.moham...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Proposal: "Ask OpenOffice" promotion
Date Thu, 15 Nov 2012 08:00:35 GMT
We used Google Moderator before and it is really nice thing to use. I like
the base of the idea, but I have one question what about the questions
coming from users through the user(s)@ mailing list ? Would that make them
feel isolated in case some of them would not like to use Google Moderator
for any reason ?


On Thu, Nov 15, 2012 at 8:17 AM, Ross Gardler <rgardler@opendirective.com>wrote:

> What a great idea. I'm copying this to the ComDev list so others can
> consider it. Having said that this one reason this would work for AOO is
> that it has such a large non-technical user community., something that's
> not really true of other Apache projects.
>
> If any projects adapt the idea please feed back here.
>
> Sent from my tablet
> On Nov 14, 2012 11:42 PM, "Rob Weir" <robweir@apache.org> wrote:
>
> > This is mainly a community-relations / public outreach idea.   I
> > noticed that when we do a blog post we get a lot of unrelated
> > questions, some of them quite good.  So I'm thinking -- there must be
> > a lot of good questions out there.  They could range from "How do
> > I..." to 'Why did you..." to "What if you did...", etc.
> >
> > So the proposal is to use Google Moderator, like we did before for the
> > AOO 4.0 ideas, and use it to gather and rate questions.  We call it
> > "Ask OpenOffice".
> >
> > After some period of time (a month?) we take the top-rated 10 (or top
> > 5?) questions and respond to them in a blog post.
> >
> > This could become a regular thing that we repeat every 6 months or so,
> > "Ask OpenOffice 2", "Ask OpenOffice 3", etc.
> >
> > Downside?  We could get some awkward questions.  But if such a
> > question gets into the top 10, then we should give it a serious
> > response, right?  This is a challenge and an opportunity.
> >
> > What do you think?
> >
> > -Rob
> >
>



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- Mohammad Nour
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