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From Andrew Rist <andrew.r...@oracle.com>
Subject Re: Announce list is live
Date Tue, 27 Dec 2011 01:24:12 GMT
On 12/26/2011 2:40 PM, Kay Schenk wrote:
> On Tue, Dec 20, 2011 at 5:43 PM, Rob Weir<robweir@apache.org>  wrote:
>
>> On Tue, Dec 20, 2011 at 8:38 PM, Dave Fisher<dave2wave@comcast.net>
>> wrote:
>>> On Dec 20, 2011, at 5:30 PM, Rob Weir wrote:
>>>
>>>> The list has been created:   ooo-announce@incubator.apache.org
>>>>
>>>> You can subscribe by sending an email to:
>>>> ooo-announce-subscribe@incubator.apache.org
>>>>
>>>> Posts from apache.org email addresses will be moderated.  All other
>>>> posts will be automatically rejected.
>>>>
>>>> We should promote this to the user lists and forums, as well as to
>>>> users via social media. A blog post?
>>> As a comment on the current Foundation post?
>>>
>> I meant a blog post on the availability of the announce list.  (Surely
>> if we had the announce list already we would have had a post on the
>> start of the blog)
>>
>> Somehow we need to make people aware of the new list.  The intended
>> audience would be users who find the existing mailing lists too
>> high-volume,  It is good to have orthogonal ways of reaching out.  If
>> we just reach out to the existing lists we're missing the very users
>> we're trying to reach.
>>
> Assuming we could, would it make sense to send an "announcement" about the
> new list to the *old*  *announce@openoffice.org?
>
> I think Marcus said messages to announce@openoffice.org were modesated by
> ???? but maybe we could push something through.
pen a message and I'll post it there.
Andrew
>
> *
>
>> -Rob
>>
>>>> But it probably doesn't make sense to promote this until after the
>> holidays.
>>> Maybe promotion is a good question for ooo-marketing?
>>>
>>> Regards,
>>> Dave
>
>


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