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From Greg Stein <gst...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [OO.o] updated mailing lists in proposal
Date Mon, 06 Jun 2011 01:12:29 GMT
On Sun, Jun 5, 2011 at 21:03, Andy Brown <andy@the-martin-byrd.net> wrote:
> Greg Stein wrote:
>>
>> On Sun, Jun 5, 2011 at 20:07, Alexandro Colorado<jza@openoffice.org>
>>  wrote:
>>>
>>> On Sun, Jun 5, 2011 at 6:55 PM, Greg Stein<gstein@gmail.com>  wrote:
>>>
>>>> I just updated the proposal to provide more detail on the requested
>>>> mailing lists. Figured it would be good to discuss here.
>>>>
>>>> This is what I entered into the wiki:
>>>> ----
>>>> The following mailing lists:
>>>>
>>>> oo-dev@incubator.apache.org - for developer discussions
>>>> oo-commits@incubator.apache.org - for Subversion commit messages
>>>> oo-issues@incubator.apache.org - for JIRA change notifications
>>>> oo-notifications@incubator.apache.org - for continuous build/test
>>>> notifications
>>>>
>>>> Note: a users mailing is not being requested at this time. It is
>>>> anticipated that users will interact with the community through
>>>> existing OpenOffice.org systems.
>>>
>>> OpenOffice.org official contaction is 'OOo' not 'oo' I think is enough
>>> time
>>> to correct these mailing lists. I wrote a more lenghty email but I think
>>> the
>>> discussions should be better understood by Apache admins.
>>
>> The mailing lists haven't been constructed yet. We can easily change
>> the request to ooo-*. I was just trying to keep the names short :-)
>>
>> Opinions, people? Should they be "oo-*" or "ooo-*"? (the former could
>> work if we call it "Apache OpenOffice")
>>
>> Cheers,
>> -g
>
> I have to agree with Alexandro on this.  The OpenOffice.org (OOo or ooo) has
> long be established and it will be very confusing to users to change now.
>  For internal use the oo-* may work but feel that it maybe best to use ooo-*
> as new people come aboard.  Even the "Apache OpenOffice" will cause
> confusion.

I just went to update the wiki to switch to the ooo- convention, and
somebody beat me to it :-D

My intent was to keep it as short as possible, but precedent is better.

Thanks,
-g

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