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From "Gavin McDonald" <ga...@16degrees.com.au>
Subject RE: ooo blog
Date Fri, 08 Jul 2011 23:32:09 GMT


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Marcus (OOo) [mailto:marcus.mail@wtnet.de]
> Sent: Saturday, 9 July 2011 8:29 AM
> To: ooo-dev@incubator.apache.org
> Subject: Re: ooo blog
> 
> Am 07/09/2011 12:05 AM, schrieb David McKay:
> > Doesn't the dropping of the .org imply renaming the product not just
> > the project? The name of the product is OpenOffice.org because the
> > name OpenOffice was registered elsewhere. If the new name was 'Apache
> > OpenOffice' would that be different enough from the other OpenOffice
> > (a company inthe Netherlands I believe) to not cause problems?
> 
> I don't know, I'm not a lawyer. It was just a hint to think about new things.
> You know: new game --> new possibilities. ;-)
> 
> > Back when it was Sun's OpenOffice.org and then Oracle's OpenOffice.org
> > the 'Sun' and 'Oracle' didn't make it into part of the product name
> 
> It was the decision of the companies not to do it.
> 
> > itself. (I'm just curious. I'd like to see the back of the .org
> > myself.)
> 
> That's OK.
> 
> BTW:
> Publish permission means I can write articles 

correct

> and admin rights means to write
> articles *and* to moderate comments. Right?

Correct, and also to be able to 'invite' * others into a admin/publish role.

* Note invitations must be to existing blog accounts, and blog accounts are
created by Infra (mainly me) and are not LDAP aware at this stage.

Gav...

> 
> Marcus
> 
> 
> 
> > On 08/07/11 22:36, Marcus (OOo) wrote:
> >> AFAIK we have not yet decided if we want to remove the ".org"
> >> extension or keep like it was in the old project.
> >>
> >> BTW:
> >> What will be the URL name?
> >>
> >> So, before a name will be setup we should clarify these things first.
> >>
> >> Marcus
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >> Am 07/08/2011 11:16 PM, schrieb Gavin McDonald:
> >>>> -----Original Message-----
> >>>> From: Dennis E. Hamilton [mailto:dennis.hamilton@acm.org]
> >>>> Sent: Saturday, 9 July 2011 6:06 AM
> >>>> To: ooo-dev@incubator.apache.org
> >>>> Subject: RE: ooo-dev list subscriber stats?
> >>>>
> >>>> +1:
> >>>>
> >>>> "- introduce an AOOo blog so that the Community can follow our
> >>>> progress."
> >>>
> >>> Ok, so nobody has approached Infra yet, I'll be proactive and create
> >>> it, then we need a list of people who will be admins and those that
> >>> will be publishers.
> >>>
> >>> Let's start with the name of blog, unlike other things, the blog
> >>> name should be permanent and reflect the name that the project will
> >>> have upon graduation to a TLP. (Migrating/renaming blogs is a royal
> >>> pita so we don't do it.)
> >>>
> >>> Apache openoffice.org should be the name of the Blog ?
> >>>
> >>> Gav...
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>>
> >>>> -----Original Message-----
> >>>> From: Dave Fisher [mailto:dave2wave@comcast.net]
> >>>> Sent: Friday, July 08, 2011 09:44
> >>>> To: ooo-dev@incubator.apache.org
> >>>> Subject: Re: ooo-dev list subscriber stats?
> >>>>
> >>>> Hi Manfred,
> >>>>
> >>>>> did you check all the other (not US/UK) user ML as well?
> >>>>
> >>>> No, I did it mostly out of curiosity. Although I speak multiple
> >>>> computer languages, my human language skills are English with a
> >>>> little high school German over 30 years ago.
> >>>>
> >>>> If others know ....
> >>>>
> >>>>> IMHO we need a statement for all the current subscribers on the
> >>>>> actual user MLs. You can hardly regain customers you lost.
> >>>>
> >>>> Agreed. Someone should write an announcement for use to
> disseminate.
> >>>>
> >>>> An announcement should probably include:
> >>>>
> >>>> - introduce AOOo (incubating)
> >>>> - a promise that all bugs, user forums, and mailing lists will be
> >>>> migrated carefully and people can continue as now.
> >>>> - a call for developers (code and documentation) to join us on
> >>>> ooo-dev w/ a mention and link to the Apache Way.
> >>>>
> >>>> - introduce an AOOo blog so that the Community can follow our
> progress.
> >>>>
> >>>> Regards,
> >>>> Dave
> >>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>> ## Manfred - (android) mobil - please excuse typos Am 08.07.2011
> >>>>> 15:53 schrieb "Dave Fisher"<dave2wave@comcast.net>:
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>> On Jul 8, 2011, at 6:41 AM, Rob Weir wrote:
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>> Is there a way for list moderators to get a tally of list
> >>>>>>> subscribers?
> >>>>>>> Or is this an admin permission?
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>> On another thread and list I saw this:
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>> "Email ooo-dev-help@ from your moderator address for more
> >>>> information."
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>> I'm interesting in knowing how many people are currently
> >>>>>>> subscribed, especially a sense of the ratio of "lurkers"
to
> >>>>>>> active participants, contributors to users, etc. This could
be
> >>>>>>> one indication of whether we are ready for a ooo-user list
now.
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>> I have been lurking on users@openoffice.org - there have been
> >>>>> approximately 130 emails since June 24. Not a very high volume I
> >>>>> haven't seen anything regarding Apache OOo.
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>> Regards,
> >>>>>> Dave


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