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From Rob Weir <apa...@robweir.com>
Subject Re: ooo blog (was: RE: ooo-dev list subscriber stats?)
Date Fri, 08 Jul 2011 22:13:58 GMT
On Fri, Jul 8, 2011 at 5:36 PM, Marcus (OOo) <marcus.mail@wtnet.de> wrote:
> AFAIK we have not yet decided if we want to remove the ".org" extension or
> keep like it was in the old project.
>

Right.  "Apache OpenOffice" might be unique enough from a trademark
perspective, if taken as a whole.  I thought there was a query raised
to Apache Branding on this.

Is there a blog title that could be chosen that would not depend on
the resolution of the exact name?

> 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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