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From Donald Harbison <dpharbi...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Blog idea: interviews with AOO developers
Date Thu, 16 Feb 2012 00:59:24 GMT
Um, you missed my raised hand here. This will be lots of fun...and as a
non-coder, I see this project as a no-brainier...plus, as a community we
are still trying to understand who is who and what is binding us together.

On Wednesday, February 15, 2012, Ross Gardler <rgardler@opendirective.com>
wrote:
> 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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