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From "Marcus (OOo)" <marcus.m...@wtnet.de>
Subject Re: Set up of ooo-ja-general@incubator.apache.org
Date Fri, 02 Sep 2011 12:17:08 GMT
Am 09/02/2011 02:01 PM, schrieb Rob Weir:
> On Fri, Sep 2, 2011 at 5:07 AM, Marcus (OOo)<marcus.mail@wtnet.de>  wrote:
>> Am 09/02/2011 10:10 AM, schrieb Kazunari Hirano:
>>>
>>> Hi eric,
>>>
>>> On Fri, Sep 2, 2011 at 4:58 PM, eric b<eric.bachard@free.fr>    wrote:
>>>>
>>>> Hi,
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> -1 from me, for the following reasons :
>>>>
>>>> - we should define something general, for all the locales in the same
>>>> time,
>>>> but not one and another one .. and so on.
>>
>> I also would like to see some agreements what and how to do it.
>> To prevent to process single puzzle pieces again and again.
>>
>>>> - no precipitation is better : not everybody understood how to create and
>>>> even propose a new project, re replace the existing NLC one.
>>>> - how does this work ? K. Hirano asks, and will manage everything alone ?
>>>
>>> No.  I can not do it alone.  We will discuss how to manage things on
>>> the list with Japanese users and contributors.
>>> I don't propose creation of a native language project.
>>
>> It should be known that there are already some people that will manage the
>> list; like for the ooo-users@ list.
>>
>>> I am proposing creation of a list where Japanese AOOo users and AOOo
>>> developers and AOOo contributors can understand Apache OpenOffice.org
>>> project and discuss how to make AOOo the product and community better
>>> "in Japanese" to involve Japanese users and contributors who don't
>>> read English.
>>
>> Furthermore we should talk about a common structure how to name the lists
>> befor we have different names for different NLC groups. To prevent
>> uncontrolled growth regarding names.
>>
>> To stick with a known naming I would prefer ooo-users-ja@. Or maybe
>> ooo-discuss-ja@ when you already know that many discussions will come about
>> the Japanese way of AOO.
>>
>> Please don't get me wrong but "general" looks like that the content is not
>> yet known what will be posted in the list. ;-)
>>
>
> Actually, the convention at Apache is to have "general" lists for
> projects.  Remember, all lists are used for discussions. The name of
> the list expresses either 1) Who is doing the discussing (dev, users,
> etc.), or 2) The topic of the discussion (private, support, etc.)
> There is no need to put the name "discuss" in the list name.
> "General" would be for discussions that are not specific to any other
> project list.  So discussions of general interest.

Interesting to know. However, "general" doesn't tell me anything and 
*personally* I would avoid it.
>
> I know this is different than how OOo did it.

Yes, maybe thats the reason.

Marcus

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