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From "kay.schenk" <kay.sch...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Website Help
Date Tue, 17 Jan 2012 22:54:00 GMT
On Tue, Jan 17, 2012 at 10:34 AM, Rob Weir <robweir@apache.org> wrote:

> On Tue, Jan 17, 2012 at 12:30 PM, Kay Schenk <kay.schenk@gmail.com> wrote:
> > On Mon, Jan 16, 2012 at 11:32 AM, Roman Meisenberg <
> > roman@silenceproductions.net> wrote:
> >
> >> Hi!
> >>
> >> I just stumbled upon the Help Wanted page on the Apache Wiki. I would
> love
> >> to help out with the website.
> >> I am a web developer and photographer from NYC. How would I go about
> >> getting started on this if you still
> >> require the help?
> >>
> >
> > Hi Roman--
> >
> > Welcome to the Apache OpenOffice.org project!
> >
> > Ah, yes, our Help Wanted page. OK, some clarification. There are actually
> > *two* websites involved in this project -- the project landing page (also
> > called the developer portal) at:
> >
> >  http://incubator.apache.org/openofficeorg/index.html
> >
> > and the "user portal" ( the migrated legacy www.openoffice.org) at:
> >
> > http://www.openoffice.org/
> >
> > As is turns out, we were just discussing how the "Help Wanted" pages is a
> > bit out of date, so what you see there could use some "interpretation" I
> > think.
> >
>
> I think the original  "help wanted" was with respect to the podling
> website:
>
> http://incubator.apache.org/openofficeorg/
>
> It looks like something I would have designed.  That is not a good thing
> ;-)
>
> It could really use some "CSS Love" from someone with a good sense for
> design.
>

Well maybe Roman would like to contribute this "love". ;}

Really, I am not so concerned with "style" on the "Help Wanted" page as
much as "currency" and "completeness". A LOT has happened since this page
was created. Yes, it needs some more/different elaboration at this point.


> > This said, we just got the legacy site migrated the last week in
> December.
> > I don't think we're ready for any large scale design changes at the
> moment
> > -- but we are in need of some sitewide edits for the user portal site
> with
> > respect to the palce of the user portal site in the Apache Foundation vs
> > the "independent" OpenOffice.org entity.
> >
> > This said,  please feel free to take a look at anything you see on the
> > "user portal" site -- http:www.openoffice.org -- and suggest changes or,
> > given your current "contributor" role, submit patches, to areas.
> >
> > And again, welcome to the project!
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >> Thanks so much!
> >>
> >> --
> >> Roman Meisenberg
> >> p. 213.53.ROMAN
> >> f.  763.322.2274
> >> ------------------------------------------
> >> silenceproductions.net
> >> roman@silenceproductions.net
> >> ------------------------------------------
> >> New York, NY
> >> Miami, FL
> >> Los Angeles, CA
> >>
> >> Please consider the environment before printing this e-mail.
> >>
> >
> >
> >
> > --
> >
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
> > MzK
> >
> > "Follow your bliss."
> >         -- attributed to Joseph Campbell
>



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MzK

"Follow your bliss."
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