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From drew <d...@baseanswers.com>
Subject Re: users-JNqQRFIbOJOM4zKIHC2jIg@public.gmane.org [Was: Re: [Discussion] dev-JNqQRFIbOJOM4zKIHC2jIg@public.gmane.org]
Date Tue, 23 Aug 2011 23:50:18 GMT
On Tue, 2011-08-23 at 19:38 -0400, Rob Weir wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 23, 2011 at 7:25 PM, drew <drew@baseanswers.com> wrote:
> > On Tue, 2011-08-23 at 18:21 -0400, Rob Weir wrote:
> >> On Tue, Aug 23, 2011 at 6:09 PM, Larry Gusaas <larry.gusaas@gmail.com>
wrote:
> >> > On 2011-08-23 3:37 PM  Rob Weir wrote:
> >> >>
> >> >> Does it matter?  The English list is getting very little traffic.
> >> >
> >> > There were 56 posts to users@openoffice.org in the last week. Traffic is
> >> > highest after a new release. Here is a list by month for 2011: Jan 409
> >> >  Feb 290    Mar 366    Apr 197    May 218    Jun 233    Jul 123    Aug
160
> >> >
> >>
> >> So the English support forum has 613 *active threads* for August
> >> alone.  In many cases that multiplies out to multiple posts per
> >> thread.  So the forum traffic dwarfs the mailing list traffic.
> >>
> >> >>  A note was sent today asking about interest.  I've seen zero affirmative
> >> >> responses.
> >> >
> >> > You have now. How much response do you expect in six hours (working hours
in
> >> > NA) ?
> >> >
> >>
> >> So that is one.
> >>
> >> >> So I don't think any of the lists will get much traffic.
> >> >> But it makes sense to JFDI and move on to more important things.
> >> >
> >> > They will when you have a new release.
> >> >
> >>
> >> Forums will still dominate.
> >>
> >> > I am very pleased to hear that providing user support is not important.
> >> >
> >>
> >> That really doesn't add to the conversation, Larry.
> >>
> >> I think we have similar goals.
> >
> > Finally - actually I do not know what you goals are and more importantly
> > I do not know what the overall goal of what is happening here is.
> >
> > That is not rhetorical, are we just sunsetting the OO.o project are we
> > setting up to become OSS-Symphony or are we building a user facing
> > product...it makes a difference as to what needs to be done now.
> >
> 
> Honestly? 

Yes honestly would be good.

>  We're bikeshedding while waiting for the SVN dump to be
> loaded.  But we should probably use this time to get Bugzilla migrated
> to Apache, since we're going to be hurting if we don't have that in a
> few more weeks.

Agreed.




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