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From Paulo de Souza Lima <paulo.s.l...@varekai.org>
Subject Re: Dealing with a large and diverse project - Native Languages and project teams
Date Mon, 21 May 2012 00:49:12 GMT
2012/5/20 Rob Weir <robweir@apache.org>

> On Sun, May 20, 2012 at 7:51 PM, Paulo de Souza Lima
> <paulo.s.lima@varekai.org> wrote:
>
<snip>

> >>
> >
> > Me, Claudio, Albino, Raul and Kayo are already doing that. We don't want
> to
> > play the " proxy" role, so we don't have any private lists. All we
> discuss
> > in Brazil is in a public list. So you can also have access to the
> content,
> > using, perhaps, Google Translate.
> >
> >
> >>
> >>  Another possibility is a variety of badges or such for helping out on
> the
> >> NL lists and/or being liaisons .  The NL groups sound like users groups
> to
> >> me, at least historically, so maybe that is a model that should be
> >> considered.
> >>
> >
> > In September there will be 2 large FLOSS events in the same week in
> Brazil.
> > FISL12 and FTSL. People will be there and we want to talk about AOO. Can
> we
> > do that? Of course we are not ASF representatives, but may we talk about
> > the project? Ask for people to join us? Is there some way we can identify
> > ourselves to the project?
> >
>
> +1
>
> For example, I have give such presentations before.  I just say that I
> am, "Rob Weir, a Committer on the Apache OpenOffice project".  I think
> several of us have done this as well.
>
> If someone is not a Committer yet, they could identify themselves a
> "Contributor" or "Developer" or "Translator" or "Volunteer" or
> something like that.
>

That's it ! =)


>
> Taking about the project is fine.  Calling for new volunteers is good
> as well.  These are important conferences.  I've heard great things,
> in particular, about FISL.  So it would be great to have a presence
> there.
>

Claudio and Albino will be there. Unfortunately I can't. =(

>
> I know there was talk, on another thread, of a standard presentation
> template for the project.  Maybe we could have some standard overview
> slides for the project, that could be translated and occasionally
> updated?  That would allow any volunteer to give a presentation to a
> local conference, large or small.
>
>
Claudio submitted some material and will make AOO presence there.


>  -Rob
>
>
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