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From Albino Biasutti Neto <>
Subject Re: Recognitions...
Date Thu, 22 Dec 2011 17:04:44 GMT
Hi Louis.

2011/12/22 Louis R Suárez-Potts <>

> One of the things we did (and so do many others) at Ye Olde OOo was to
> post interviews of contributors and then, as the wiki became more
> developed, developer pages. We encouraged project leads to give credit
> where it was due and to use the wikis, lists, whatever, for the purpose of
> recognition.
> "Recognition" is not as powerful as say, someone using using your idea or
> code and crediting you that way. But not all good ideas can gain that sort
> of currency (use value) but nevertheless prove their worth if only by
> demonstrating to others that Yes, It Can Be Done, and By You, too.
> So, I'd like to see if those here would like to rekindle that, and if
> possible, synchronize it with the new AOO.
> The idea: To have pages in the wiki with pictorial representations you
> want to claim as yours, to have bios whose lies or truths are yours (or
> not: your risk), and to have an account--this is actually important--of
> what you are doing and how your doings can be others', too, and how -- a
> lagniappe-- doing what you do the Apache way differs, is interesting, is
> productive, is community building--whatever.
> I would be happy to conduct a series of interviews--via email, or even via
> Skype, for podcasting. Questions, as I used to pose, would be short and
> *not* require much time to respond to.
> E.g.:
> * Tell us about who you are and what you are doing on AOO
> * How did you get into open source, AOO? (Further: are you independent? Or
> do you work within a company/organisation that pays for your participation
> or otherwise supports it?)
> * What do you hope to get out of your participation?
> * What are the areas you think need the most attention in the AOO process?
> (If you were helping someone new to the project, what sort of things would
> you want to convey?)
> * And, if you have time, inclination: How do you think this open-source
> method of collaborating works out? (I'm also curious if you have difficulty
> explaining what you do to those not initiated into the process….)
> I suppose this is necessary: All material posted would be under the
> relevant Apache license--? (Me: I'd like a CC kind of arrangement. I am
> rather fond of the idea of publishing a running account broadly titled,
> Voices of Development, that presents minimally edited accounts of those
> actually working on big projects.)
> thanks
> Louis

The idea is good. Not only with the devs, the committer, leader, among
other. The email could have also sent the list aoo-marketing.

I also have interest in contribute.


Albino Biasutti Neto
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