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From Ross Gardler <rgard...@opendirective.com>
Subject Re: Blog idea: interviews with AOO developers
Date Wed, 15 Feb 2012 22:06:54 GMT
it's a real shame nobody has taken Rob up on this. It's an opportunity to
show diversity in the community.

Rob, I didn't volunteer as I didn't feel out appropriate.. However, if you
think currently I'll happily oblige.

Sent from my mobile device, please forgive errors and brevity.
On Feb 15, 2012 9:38 PM, "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'm willing to do the interviewing if someone is willing to be
> interviewed.  Otherwise I'll just drop it.  The idea dies here.
>
> -Rob
>
> > I'll volunteer to help, of course.
> >
> > -Rob
>

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