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From Donald Whytock <dwhyt...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [Request] create ooo-discuss@incubator.apache.org mailing list
Date Tue, 08 Nov 2011 21:56:50 GMT
On Tue, Nov 8, 2011 at 4:15 PM, Louis Suárez-Potts
<lsuarezpotts@gmail.com> wrote:
>  In OOo-land, discuss list conversations were often initiated (if not
> always) by non-developers expressing wishes, comments, complaints or
> other OT stuff, though that latter was limited. Developers intervened
> and explained and invariably politely explicated what was what.
>
> However, that was the old OOo site. The new Apache one has a stronger
> developer focus. It's not as much a discursive site as the old. So, I
> tend, using that logic, to favour a purely dev@ list focused on
> development.
>
> But there remains the problem—or virtue—of the non-developer
> contributor whose contributions are immensely valuable and include not
> just localizations, but also extensions, templates, etc. etc., that
> make OOo as usable as it is (and would make it even more usable).
> Where these discussions take place is the question.

This sounds more like something for, say, an ooo-feedback, ooo-suggest
or something similar.  Some place where users can make suggestions,
and developers can pull from there to ooo-dev.

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