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From Kay Schenk <kay.sch...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: "I want to stay informed about OpenOffice" option for the home page?
Date Thu, 03 May 2012 16:44:28 GMT


On 05/03/2012 09:43 AM, Rob Weir wrote:
> One thing we don't have any more is that registration dialog from
> OpenOffice.org.   Does anyone recall what that used to do?  For
> example, did it sign users up for the announce@openoffice.org mailing
> list?

I don't recall the registration doing this...

> 
> If so, since that is gone, we've lost the primary way for users to say
> that they want to get occasional updates from us.  This reduces our
> opportunity to engage with our users.
> 
> I wonder if it would be worth adding to the home page, a new option:
> "I want to stay informed about OpenOffice"?  That could go to a page
> where we give information on the announce list, the project blog, etc.
>  It would take the place of the old registration system.
> 
> -Rob

I think this is definitely worthwhile! Either as a permanent news item,
or something similar -- a new tab, a new main menu option.

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MzK

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