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From drew <d...@baseanswers.com>
Subject Re: AOO 2 million?
Date Sat, 26 May 2012 10:53:25 GMT
On Sat, 2012-05-26 at 11:25 +0100, Ross Gardler wrote:
> Yes, that's true and is the point I made, in response, plus we downplayed
> the mentor role. But remember, I've written open letters, blog posts,
> computerworld articles and spoken to reporters too. The point is to have
> *more* committees speaking with their own voice.

Hi Ross,

Then I would suggest you simply stop - it seems rather simple.

//drew

> 
> Sent from my mobile device, please forgive errors and brevity.
> On May 26, 2012 9:38 AM, "Roberto Galoppini" <rgaloppini@geek.net> wrote:
> 
> > On Sat, May 26, 2012 at 9:12 AM, Ross Gardler
> > <rgardler@opendirective.com> wrote:
> > > +1 to a return to a focus on the community members.
> > >
> > > After Rich's interview with me another mentor pointed out that I've done
> > > more publicity around AOO than the rest of the community put together. It
> > > was pointed out that this might be making the mentoring look more
> > important
> > > than the coding. Not a good thing.
> >
> > Actually your interview came after a couple of interviews to community
> > members and templates' creators. I'm sure Rich will be more than happy
> > to keep interviewing community members, please let us know who wants
> > to be featured on SourceForge community blog.
> >
> > Roberto
> >
> > > More people have to step up and provide material for the project to use.
> > > There are people ready to turn it into content and there are milestones
> > to
> > > hang these things from.
> >
> > >
> > > Ross
> > >
> > > Sent from my mobile device, please forgive errors and brevity.
> > > On May 25, 2012 1:45 AM, "Donald Harbison" <dpharbison@gmail.com> wrote:
> > >
> > >> On Thursday, May 24, 2012, Kay Schenk wrote:
> > >>
> > >> > On Thu, May 24, 2012 at 1:27 PM, Rob Weir <robweir@apache.org
> > >> <javascript:;>>
> > >> > wrote:
> > >> >
> > >> > > On Thu, May 24, 2012 at 3:49 PM, Kay Schenk <kay.schenk@gmail.com
> > >> <javascript:;>>
> > >> > wrote:
> > >> > > >
> > >> > > >
> > >> > > > On 05/24/2012 11:46 AM, Rob Weir wrote:
> > >> > > >>
> > >> > > >> Just checking the numbers:  we appear to be at 1.8 million
for
> > AOO
> > >> 3.4
> > >> > > >> install downloads.
> > >> > > >>
> > >> > > >> It might make sense to put out another story when we
hit 2
> > million.
> > >> > > >
> > >> > > >
> > >> > > > why not! :)
> > >> > > >
> > >> > >
> > >> > > OK. I'll work with Don on this.    But after this I suggest we
only
> > >> > > note the downloads at 5 million intervals.  Otherwise we will
spend
> > >> > > too much time writing news articles and too little time improving
> > >> > > OpenOffice.
> > >> > >
> > >> >
> > >> > this definitely makes sense...
> > >> >
> > >> > We might note that June 1 is the first anniversary OpenOffice with
> > >> Apache.
> > >>
> > >>
> > >> My birthday is June 2, so I'll be sure to note other milestones! :))
> > >>
> > >>
> > >> > Maybe the new DL stats announcement, if the timeline is right, might
> > make
> > >> > note of this and include a mention of how successful this new
> > >> > environment/arrangement has been for OpenOffice. Just a thought.
> > >> >
> > >>
> > >> IMHO, we need to return focus to the need to profile community members
> > so
> > >> we better know each other. I have a short piece on Dave Fisher ready to
> > go
> > >> in June. Let's work up more of these....please.
> > >>
> > >> Louis and Nancy had volunteered previously. Anyone else want to do a
> > 'Meet
> > >> and Greet'?
> > >>
> > >> >
> > >> >
> > >> > > A good problem to have ;-)
> > >> > >
> > >> > > -Rob
> > >> > >
> > >> > > >
> > >> > > >> Maybe this can be combined with the piece on Symphony
that Don
> > was
> > >> > > >> working on?
> > >> > > >
> > >> > > >
> > >> > > > yes...good idea!
> > >> > > >
> > >> > > >>
> > >> > > >> -Rob
> > >> > > >
> > >> > > >
> > >> > > > --
> > >> > > >
> > >> >
> > ------------------------------------------------------------------------
> > >> > > > MzK
> > >> > > >
> > >> > > > "The reports of my death are greatly exaggerated."
> > >> > > >                              -- Mark Twain
> > >> > >
> > >> >
> > >> >
> > >> >
> > >> > --
> > >> >
> > >> >
> > >>
> > ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
> > >> > MzK
> > >> >
> > >> > "The reports of my death are greatly exaggerated."
> > >> >                                 -- Mark Twain
> > >> >
> > >>
> >
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