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From Dave Fisher <dave2w...@comcast.net>
Subject Re: draft - Website migration(+) announcement - draft
Date Fri, 30 Dec 2011 00:37:30 GMT

On Dec 29, 2011, at 3:52 PM, Rob Weir wrote:

> On Thu, Dec 29, 2011 at 6:19 PM, kay.schenk <kay.schenk@gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> 
> On Thu, Dec 29, 2011 at 2:55 PM, Rob Weir <robweir@apache.org> wrote:
> 
> <snip>
> 
> I wonder whether it would be worth reviving the OpenOffice Newsletter?
>  This was sent out to the old announce list.  It was erratic toward
> the end, but at one point I think it was coming out every month.
> 
> Some examples:
> 
> March 2011:  http://openoffice.org/projects/www/lists/announce/archive/2011-03/message/0
> 
> December 2010:
> http://openoffice.org/projects/www/lists/announce/archive/2010-12/message/0
> 
> September 2010:
> http://openoffice.org/projects/www/lists/announce/archive/2010-09/message/0
> 
> A format like that allows us to bundle a few small posts, news
> clippings, announcements, etc., into a fuller package, maybe with
> greater impact.
> 
> For example, we could a series of these over the next few months:
> 
> Newsletter #1:  Intro to OpenOffice @ Apache.  Announcements on
> migration, copyleft-free build, start of test effort, links to blog,
> mailing lists, migration status, announcement of pending retirement of
> openoffice.org email addresses and lists, etc.
> 
> Newsletter #2 (a month later): availability of test builds for 3.4
> (hopefully on Windows by then), how to help with test effort, reminder
> on mailing list migration and mail forwarding shutdown.  Gathering
> proposals for AOO 4.0.
> 
> Newsletter #3 -- coverage of 3.4 release, press clippings, etc.
> 
> A newsletter could be put together on the wiki and then the
> announcement can be a link to the online newsletter.
> 
> I think this has merit. Can we find a voluneteer? 
> 
> ps. My earlier attempt at trying to directly post to announce@openoffice.org is apparently
SPAM and therefor rejected. I hope Andrew had some luck. I'll track this down in a bit.
> 
> 
> It looks like it went out earlier to the announce list.  I see it in the archives:
> 
> http://openoffice.org/projects/www/lists/announce/archive/2011-12/message/0
> 
> I'm also seeing large numbers of users now signed up to ooo-announce.

What do you mean by large?

It is advertised on www.openoffice.org ...

Regards,
Dave


> 
> -Rob
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> > //drew
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