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From Jürgen Schmidt <jogischm...@googlemail.com>
Subject Re: update for http://www.openoffice.org/marketing/contacts.html
Date Thu, 23 Feb 2012 07:39:09 GMT
On 2/22/12 6:02 PM, Kay Schenk wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 21, 2012 at 9:16 AM, Dave Fisher<dave2wave@comcast.net>  wrote:
>
>>
>> On Feb 21, 2012, at 8:57 AM, Rob Weir wrote:
>>
>>> On Tue, Feb 21, 2012 at 11:50 AM, Jürgen Schmidt
>>> <jogischmidt@googlemail.com>  wrote:
>>>> Hi,
>>>>
>>>> I noticed a reference in the readme file to this page [1] with marketing
>>>> contacts. I think we have to update this page, any volunteers?
>>>>
>>>
>>> I'd be inclined to remove the entire list of marketing contacts from
>>> the websiteand just point everyone to the ooo-marketing mailing list.
>>>
>>> For the readme file, this is the page we're using for the "get involved"
>> link:
>>>
>>> http://incubator.apache.org/openofficeorg/get-involved.html
>>>
>>> Maybe we make that be the centralized place we direct new volunteers,
>>> and then enhance that page with more info overtime.
>>
>> Discuss, but IMHO - JFDI - Any committer is empowered to make this change.
>> Simply navigate to the page and start the bookmarklet.
>>
>> If the time the CMS took in the past has put you off then I would suggest
>> that you try it again. Joe is continuing to make improvements and the
>> performance should not be too bad.
>>
>> Best Regards,
>> Dave
>>
>>
>>>
>>>
>>> -Rob
>>>
>>>> Or any other opinion where the readme should point to ...
>>>>
>>>> "....
>>>> Joining one or more Projects
>>>> ----------------------------------------------------------------------
>>>>
>>>> You can make major contributions to this important open source project
>> even
>>>> if you have limited software design or coding experience. Yes, you!
>>>>
>>>> At http://projects.openoffice.org/index.html you will find projects
>> ranging
>>>> from Localization, Porting and Groupware to some real core coding
>> projects.
>>>> If you are not a developer, try the Documentation or the Marketing
>> Project.
>>>> The OpenOffice.org Marketing Project is applying both guerilla and
>>>> traditional commercial techniques to marketing open source software,
>> and we
>>>> are doing it across language and cultural barriers, so you can help
>> just by
>>>> spreading the word and telling a friend about this office suite.
>>>>
>>>> You can help by joining the Marketing Communications&  Information
>> Network
>>>> on http://marketing.openoffice.org/contacts.html where you can provide
>> point
>>>> communication contact with press, media, government agencies,
>> consultants,
>>>> schools, Linux Users Groups and developers in your country and local
>>>> community.
>>>>
>>>> We hope you enjoy working with the new OpenOffice.org 3.4 and will join
>> us
>>>> online.
>>>>
>>>> The OpenOffice.org Community
>>>> ..."
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Maybe some people can review the README in our binary release and give
>> some
>>>> feedback.
>>>>
>>>> I have already removed the "registration" and "survey" part. And I have
>>>> updated the mailing lists section ;-)
>>>>
>>>> Juergen
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> [1] http://www.openoffice.org/marketing/contacts.html
>>
>>
> juergen, Rob--
>
> It looks like http://www.openoffice.org/marketing/contacts.html has been
> modified appropriately.

good

>
> I will remove the contacts from
> http://projects.openoffice.org/index.htmltoday sometime and add back
> the Marketing project under the Promotion icon
> (looks like we lost it somehow.)
>
> re changes to the current README, please see my suggestion below (one line
> added -- bolded)
>
> -------------------------------------------------------------------------
>
> You can make major contributions to this important open source project even
> if you have limited software design or coding experience. Yes, you!
>
> At http://projects.openoffice.org/index.html you will find projects ranging
> from Localization, Porting and Groupware to some real core coding projects.
> If you are not a developer, try the Documentation or the Marketing Project.
> The OpenOffice.org Marketing Project is applying both guerilla and
> traditional commercial techniques to marketing open source software, and we
> are doing it across language and cultural barriers, so you can help just by
> spreading the word and telling a friend about this office suite.
>
> You can help by joining the Marketing Communications&  Information Network
> on http://marketing.openoffice.org/contacts.html where you can provide
> point communication contact with press, media, government agencies,
> consultants, schools, Linux Users Groups and developers in your country and
> local community.
>
> *Please see "Get Involved"  (
> http://incubator.apache.org/openofficeorg/get-involved.html) for much more
> information on helping.
> *
> We hope you enjoy working with the new OpenOffice.org 3.4 and will join us
> online.
>
> The OpenOffice.org Community
>

thanks Kay, I will take a further look to the README. I think there is 
some general cleanup work necessary for the future.

Juergen



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