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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 19:48:03 GMT


On 05/03/2012 11:29 AM, Rob Weir wrote:
> On Thu, May 3, 2012 at 12:44 PM, Kay Schenk<kay.schenk@gmail.com>  wrote:
>>
>>
>> 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.
>>
>
> If we had it as a new home page option we would need an icon, similar
> size and color palette as the others.  But an icon of what?


well...maybe one of more "artistic" members could weigh in on this 
one... I don't have any ideas...

>
> -Rob
>
>> --
>> ------------------------------------------------------------------------
>> MzK
>>
>> "Well, life has a funny way of sneaking up on you
>>   And life has a funny way of helping you out
>>   Helping you out."
>>                             -- "Ironic", Alanis Morissette

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MzK

"Well, life has a funny way of sneaking up on you
  And life has a funny way of helping you out
  Helping you out."
                             -- "Ironic", Alanis Morissette

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