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From Dave Fisher <>
Subject Re: "LibreOffice and Apache one year later"
Date Thu, 22 Sep 2011 18:54:23 GMT

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On Sep 22, 2011, at 6:13 AM, Ross Gardler <> wrote:

> On 22 September 2011 17:03, Rob Weir <> wrote:
>> An interesting new article in by Joe 'Zonker' Brockmeier.
>> There are a couple factual errors there in describing our project:
> Thanks Rob. I assume you have politely pointed the author at your corrections.
> ...
>> Of course, journalists of all stripes are busy people, with deadlines
>> and not a lot of time to fact check.  So anything we can do to make
>> progress on the project more obvious to the casual visitor might be a
>> good thing.  For example, when we have something as significant as the
>> successful Bugzilla migration, maybe that should get a blog post?
>> Maybe we can try to establish a regular cadence of posts, say every
>> two weeks?
> +1
> It would be great if someone would script the inclusion of these
> headlines into the homepage of the project site too (via the blog RSS
> feed).

I've studied how this is done on We could aggregate recent issues, commits
and blogs. This would be crond scripted in a people (or other) account to republish every
hour. I'm on vacation and will stat thinking about this more seriously next week.


> I wonder if it is also worth setting up a "planet" for OO.o
> contributors. We have, but this is across
> the whole foundation. If we could have, say,
> then we could aggregate committers appropriately tagged feeds.
> Ross
> -- 
> Ross Gardler (@rgardler)
> Programme Leader (Open Development)
> OpenDirective

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