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From Dave Fisher <dave2w...@comcast.net>
Subject Re: [PROPOSAL] [USER EXPERIENCE] - Create ooo-ux mailing list
Date Wed, 16 May 2012 18:43:26 GMT

On May 16, 2012, at 11:30 AM, Rob Weir wrote:

> On Wed, May 16, 2012 at 5:57 AM, Kevin Grignon
> <kevingrignon.oo@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hello All,
>> 
>> I would like to propose the creation of an
>> ooo-ux@incubator.apache.orgmailing list.
>> 
>> The frequency of UX-related discussions are increasing, and interest in the
>> UX community is growing.
>> 
> 
> From what I can tell, creating a new mailing list by itself does
> nothing to increase activity level in an area.  We can look at the
> ooo-marketing and ooo-qa lists for examples of lists that were
> created, but then nothing much happened.  They are buckets, not
> communities.  And they never reached a critical mass of participation.
> At least not yet.

Please keep discussing UX here on ooo-dev. Everyone is interested.

Regards,
Dave

> 
> But we have other lists that have been successful.  Some of the native
> language lists, for example have done quite well.
> 
> So if you do go for a separate UX list, I'd highly recommend that you
> couple it with some outreach and recruitment plan that goes beyond the
> participants on the ooo-dev list.  Maybe a blog post would help,
> something that we can promote via our other tools (social media,
> announcement list, etc.) to bring new interested parties to the new
> list.
> 
> -Rob
> 
>> It's time to create a mailing list to focus the conversation, and channel
>> our creative energy ;)
>> 
>> I volunteer to be a moderator, and would welcome a few others to join me.
>> 
>> I am a Certified User Experience Professional with 15 years experience
>> leading, managing and delivering user experience projects.
>> 
>> Regards,
>> Kevin
>> 
>> AOO User Experience Designer


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