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From Rob Weir <apa...@robweir.com>
Subject Re: Refactoring the brand: Apache ooo + OpenOffice.org? (was re:OpenOffice.org branding)
Date Wed, 03 Aug 2011 11:17:30 GMT
On Wed, Aug 3, 2011 at 2:39 AM, Manfred A. Reiter <ma.reiter@gmail.com> wrote:
> 2011/8/3 Rob Weir <apache@robweir.com>
>>
>> On Tue, Aug 2, 2011 at 6:10 PM, Manfred A. Reiter <ma.reiter@gmail.com> wrote:
>> > 2011/8/2 Rob Weir <apache@robweir.com>
>> >
>> >> On Tue, Aug 2, 2011 at 3:26 PM, Andy Brown <andy@the-martin-byrd.net>
>> >> wrote:
>> >>
>> >> [...]
>> >>
>> >> I poked around and found this page:
>> >>
>> >> http://wiki.services.openoffice.org/wiki/Special:Statistics
>> >>
>> >> This lists some additional roles (with counts)
>> >>
>> >> Administrators (26)
>> >> Bureaucrats (4)
>> >> Editors (20)
>> >> Reviewers (5)
>> >>
>> >> Those are in addition to 35,020 User accounts.
>> >>
>> >> Curiously, it reports only 5 of the 35,020 users as having been active
>> >> in the past 7 days.
>> >>
>> >
>> > did you poked around 1 year ago as well?
>> > do you have an explanation, why these numbers are slowing down?
>> >
>> > with the statistic above you don't increase the credibility ...
>> >
>> > or
>> >
>> > http://www.statistik.baden-wuerttemberg.de/Veroeffentl/Monatshefte/essay.asp?xYear=2004&xMonth=11&eNr=11
>> >
>
> 1. did you read the first sentence in the link above?
> more or less - Churchill: "I only belive in statistics, which I have
> mainpulated myself."
> or "the only statistics you can trust are those you falsified yourself"
>

But as Mark Twain once wrote, "Responding to data with clever quotes
is not so valuable as responding to data with better data".

>
>> One of the biggest mistakes I made when I moved into my house was to ...
> ... [fairy-tail deleted]
>
>>
>> With the wiki, if we really want to allow anyone to have write access
>> to it, then we really need to be committed to fight the weeds, which
>> in the case of wikis would be spam, low quality content, edit wars,
>> etc.  If we can re-establish the community participation level the way
>> it was a year ago, then great.  It would have a chance of success.
>> But right now I see almost no activity on the wiki.  35,000 user
>> accounts, but no users.  If this doesn't change, the weeds will surely
>> win.
>>
>
> 2. May be, my english is not good enough to understand, wheather your
> your response answers my questions.
>

If you have an unanswered question, please restate it, perhaps
rephrase if you think it was originally misunderstood.

Regards,

-Rob

> M.
>

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