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From "Manfred A. Reiter" <>
Subject Re: Teams and Leads
Date Fri, 17 Jun 2011 06:26:00 GMT
Hi Ross, *,

Am 16.06.2011 14:55, schrieb Ross Gardler:
> On 16/06/2011 13:47, Manfred A. Reiter wrote:
>> Hi Sam, *,
>> 2011/6/16 Sam Ruby<>:
>>> On Thu, Jun 16, 2011 at 6:47 AM, 
>>> IngridvdM<>  wrote:
>> As long as we're talking about people like us. ;-)
>> But: what's with an enduser in Nagano, japan or an enduser in 
>> Chap├ęco, Brasil?
> At some point it will make sense to create an ooo-user@ mailing list. 
> As Sam says below, new contact points can be created if/when they are 
> needed.


>> Is it intended from NewOOo to deliver final products to the market?
>> If yes,
>> than IMHO we should think *right now*
>> about an infrastructure for these parts of the project.
>> else ...
>> Or do you think that there are too many unstability still in the 
>> process?
> Generally the ASF approach is to *only* create additional channels 
> when the noise in the existing channels is too high. 

right for a project which starts from scratch

> We are nowhere near that point yet. 
There a millions of installations around the world, right now.
... and ... behind ... the grant of the code Apache received a lot of 
"clients", ;-)
in different countries, with different culture and different languages.
sorry for talking about self-evident things, but they must be obseved

> At this point of incubation users are a key part of the development 
> process for this project.

Yes and *they are* for more than 10 years.
All these users don't disappear while sourcecode is going from Oracle to 

> For example, how can we answer your question above without 
> understanding what both the project members and its users want?
>> Nevertheless: The earlier you start these national projects, the more
>> uncertainty is removed from the market.
> You don't need a separate contact point to start working on these issues.

Could you please explain that point?




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