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From Kay Schenk <>
Subject Re: Blog idea: interviews with AOO developers
Date Tue, 14 Feb 2012 23:35:49 GMT
On Tue, Feb 14, 2012 at 11:29 AM, Rob Weir <> 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?

GREAT idea! The former OOo used to do these kinds of things on a regular
basis -- no idea who spearheaded the interviews however. time to
volunteer for this at the moment. Jean and Nancy have great ideas on this.

> I'll volunteer to help, of course.
> -Rob


"Follow your bliss."
         -- attributed to Joseph Campbell

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