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From Louis Suárez-Potts <lui...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Blog idea: interviews with AOO developers
Date Thu, 16 Feb 2012 16:48:04 GMT
Hi
On 2012-02-15, at 17:00 , Donald Harbison wrote:

> On Wednesday, February 15, 2012, Rob Weir <robweir@apache.org> wrote:
>> On Tue, Feb 14, 2012 at 2:29 PM, Rob Weir <robweir@apache.org> wrote:
>>> Something like this:
>>> 
>>> 1.  Email interview off-list with an AOO contributor.  Questions like:
>>> tell us about yourself, where you live, what you do for a living.
>>> What is your development machine?  How did you start working with
>>> OpenOffice?   Why?  What is your favorite contribution?  What other
>>> OSS projects do you work with?   Stuff like that.
>>> 
>>> 2. Interview might take several exchanges via email, to follow up on
>>> questions.  Interviewer then assembles this into a draft, reviews with
>>> interviewee.
>>> 
>>> 3. Interviewer then posts as a blog post, hopefully with a photograph
>>> of the interviewee.
>>> 
>>> We have a lot of interesting people working on this project.  So I
>>> think we could have a lot of interesting posts from this.
>>> 
>>> Any volunteers to be interviewed?  Any volunteers to do the interviewing?
>>> 
>> 
>> So far, all who commented think this is a great idea, not no one wants
>> to volunteer.
> I'll happily volunteer.

Thanks for the prong. Yes, I'd like to volunteer--and also as an interviewer. As I had written
before, I'd done this for OOo and it was both fun and rewarding for all.

-louis
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