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From Kay Schenk <kay.sch...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [Comment] Apache software is always free
Date Tue, 22 May 2012 18:03:08 GMT
On Mon, May 21, 2012 at 7:05 PM, Dave Fisher <dave2wave@comcast.net> wrote:

>
> On May 21, 2012, at 6:53 PM, Dennis E. Hamilton wrote:
>
> > +1
> >
> > Looking good.  I would go with it.  It is certainly something that the
> Apache OpenOffice project can use to refer people too.
> >
>
> +1 - as well.
>
> I think that we should link to this page.
>
> > - Dennis
> >
> > PS: A problem not for immediate solution: The link at the end about
> mailing lists is a little indirect.  On the other hand, linking to the page
> that lists all of the mailing list archives is not it either.  It appears
> that there is not a handy shallow link that finds individual projects and
> information about contacting them, accessing their lists, for end users who
> have questions.  Perhaps search engines will come to the rescue.
>
> - The link can be an "Alway Free" button on the topnav.
>

I like this idea a lot -- we could always reinforcement of this.
I'm not that keen on adding it as an extra item in the topnav, however.

I don't have an alternate suggestion except maybe linking it in from our
"The Free and Open Productivity Suite" somehow.

enh...????


> Does the project want to provide translations to make the information more
> accessible?
>
> If so, we can make our own version of your page with our project MLs and
> translations. Somehow we would want to follow edits to your original page
> and incorporate as appropriate.
>
> Regards,
> Dave
>
>
>
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Shane Curcuru [mailto:asf@shanecurcuru.org]
> > Sent: Monday, May 21, 2012 18:38
> > To: ooo-dev@incubator.apache.org
> > Subject: [Comment] Apache software is always free
> >
> > Since this question is coming up much much more now that we have AOO, I
> > figured we need an official URL and resource to point to when people ask.
> >
> >   http://www.apache.org/free
> >
> > Any glaring errors?  Anything I should add, or express more clearly?
> >
> > The immediate driver for this as a memorable URL is the AOO podling,
> > since you clearly have the greatest need (with the huge non-technical
> > user base).  Is there anything in particular we should consider adding
> > to address AOO or OOo users specifically?
> >
> > - Shane
> >
>
>


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