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From Dave Fisher <>
Subject Re: update for
Date Tue, 21 Feb 2012 17:16:10 GMT

On Feb 21, 2012, at 8:57 AM, Rob Weir wrote:

> On Tue, Feb 21, 2012 at 11:50 AM, J├╝rgen Schmidt
> <> 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:
> 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,

> -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 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 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 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 3.4 and will join us
>> online.
>> The 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]

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