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From Louis Suárez-Potts <>
Subject Re: IP Clearance Milestone
Date Sun, 25 Dec 2011 00:46:49 GMT
thanks. I confess I was stricken with inconsolable grief that my name had been so transformed
to a plant's… 
but, seriously: gee whiz, let's let trivialities stay trivial.

So, enjoy the northern hemisphere's effort at cheer,


On 2011-12-24, at 04:46 , Ross Gardler wrote:

> sorry, auto-correct messed with Louis' name
> Sent from my mobile device, please forgive errors and brevity.
> On Dec 24, 2011 9:39 AM, "Ross Gardler" <> wrote:
>> Lotus, please do conduct the kind of outreach you are talking about.
>> However, please now we have an official Apache blog. Let's not use another.
>> It would be great ifyou can wind down the previous b Blogspot gradually
>> and migrate people to our blog.
>> Ross
>> Sent from my mobile device, please forgive errors and brevity.
>> On Dec 24, 2011 3:07 AM, "Louis Suárez-Potts" <> wrote:
>>> On 2011-12-23, at 19:41 , Shane Curcuru wrote:
>>>> But I have and idea.  Why not make a blog post, and then use the new
>>> announce list (and various social media channels) to tell this story?
>>> That is what we did at an early stage in the PR evolution, before we
>>> worked with professional (costly/pro-bono) PR agencies. We maintained--and
>>> I still have it in my Blogger account--newsletter.blogspot; prior to that,
>>> I maintained newsletter@openoffice and so on.
>>> I'd be interested if others would want to rekindle the PR steam engine
>>> and start anew. I am much, much less involved in this project's doings,
>>> now, fwiw.
>>> In short, a *communal* blogpost, as we maintained for a while (Khirano
>>> can recall, I am sure) seems apt. I can also ask my far too many press
>>> friends and contacts to listen up.
>>> But what do we want? Users, developers, contributors? Someone(s) to see
>>> that we are not the thawed out undead but freshborn of the living? And so
>>> do we simply want the world to see us as a community they can count in and
>>> on?
>>> Louis

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