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From Rob Weir <robw...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Website Help
Date Tue, 17 Jan 2012 18:34:29 GMT
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 bit out of date, so what you see there could use some "interpretation" I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.

> 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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