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From Dave Fisher <dave2w...@comcast.net>
Subject Re: Announce list is live
Date Wed, 21 Dec 2011 01:46:05 GMT

On Dec 20, 2011, at 5:43 PM, Rob Weir 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.

The current blog post is about AOO - https://blogs.apache.org/foundation/entry/open_letter_to_the_open

A comment there would be seen. My only point.

Regards,
Dave


> 
> -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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