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From Rob Weir <robw...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Blog idea: interviews with AOO developers
Date Thu, 16 Feb 2012 03:35:07 GMT
On Wed, Feb 15, 2012 at 8:28 PM, Nancy K <nancythirteen@yahoo.com> wrote:
> Rob, I offered to interview others since I have not done anything helpful to the project
yet. I am still avialable - I guess I hid my offer between ideas on my last post.
>

Hi Nancy,

This is good.  We have three people willing to do interviews.  Now we
just need a willing victim, or two or three.   Plan B is we all
interview each other ;-)

-Rob

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> ________________________________
>  From: Rob Weir <robweir@apache.org>
> To: ooo-dev@incubator.apache.org
> Sent: Wednesday, February 15, 2012 2:19 PM
> Subject: Re: Blog idea: interviews with AOO developers
>
> On Wed, Feb 15, 2012 at 5:00 PM, Donald Harbison <dpharbison@gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Wednesday, February 15, 2012, 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'll happily volunteer.
>>
>
> OK.  Maybe that will be enough of an incentive (or threat).  If no one
> else volunteers to be interviewed, I
>  will interview Don for the blog,
> or worse, he will interview me ;-)
>
> -Rob
>
>>> 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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