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From Ross Gardler <rgard...@opendirective.com>
Subject Re: AOO 2 million?
Date Sat, 26 May 2012 19:00:42 GMT
Sent from my mobile device, please forgive errors and brevity.
On May 26, 2012 11:54 AM, "drew" <drew@baseanswers.com> wrote:
>
> On Sat, 2012-05-26 at 11:25 +0100, Ross Gardler wrote:
> > Yes, that's true and is the point I made, in response, plus we
downplayed
> > the mentor role. But remember, I've written open letters, blog posts,
> > computerworld articles and spoken to reporters too. The point is to have
> > *more* committees speaking with their own voice.
>
> Hi Ross,
>
> Then I would suggest you simply stop - it seems rather simple.

Of course. Will we then have silence?

Oh, and your welcome.

Ross

>
> //drew
>
> >
> > Sent from my mobile device, please forgive errors and brevity.
> > On May 26, 2012 9:38 AM, "Roberto Galoppini" <rgaloppini@geek.net>
wrote:
> >
> > > On Sat, May 26, 2012 at 9:12 AM, Ross Gardler
> > > <rgardler@opendirective.com> wrote:
> > > > +1 to a return to a focus on the community members.
> > > >
> > > > After Rich's interview with me another mentor pointed out that I've
done
> > > > more publicity around AOO than the rest of the community put
together. It
> > > > was pointed out that this might be making the mentoring look more
> > > important
> > > > than the coding. Not a good thing.
> > >
> > > Actually your interview came after a couple of interviews to community
> > > members and templates' creators. I'm sure Rich will be more than happy
> > > to keep interviewing community members, please let us know who wants
> > > to be featured on SourceForge community blog.
> > >
> > > Roberto
> > >
> > > > More people have to step up and provide material for the project to
use.
> > > > There are people ready to turn it into content and there are
milestones
> > > to
> > > > hang these things from.
> > >
> > > >
> > > > Ross
> > > >
> > > > Sent from my mobile device, please forgive errors and brevity.
> > > > On May 25, 2012 1:45 AM, "Donald Harbison" <dpharbison@gmail.com>
wrote:
> > > >
> > > >> On Thursday, May 24, 2012, Kay Schenk wrote:
> > > >>
> > > >> > On Thu, May 24, 2012 at 1:27 PM, Rob Weir <robweir@apache.org
> > > >> <javascript:;>>
> > > >> > wrote:
> > > >> >
> > > >> > > On Thu, May 24, 2012 at 3:49 PM, Kay Schenk <
kay.schenk@gmail.com
> > > >> <javascript:;>>
> > > >> > wrote:
> > > >> > > >
> > > >> > > >
> > > >> > > > On 05/24/2012 11:46 AM, Rob Weir wrote:
> > > >> > > >>
> > > >> > > >> Just checking the numbers:  we appear to be at
1.8 million
for
> > > AOO
> > > >> 3.4
> > > >> > > >> install downloads.
> > > >> > > >>
> > > >> > > >> It might make sense to put out another story when
we hit 2
> > > million.
> > > >> > > >
> > > >> > > >
> > > >> > > > why not! :)
> > > >> > > >
> > > >> > >
> > > >> > > OK. I'll work with Don on this.    But after this I suggest
we
only
> > > >> > > note the downloads at 5 million intervals.  Otherwise we
will
spend
> > > >> > > too much time writing news articles and too little time
improving
> > > >> > > OpenOffice.
> > > >> > >
> > > >> >
> > > >> > this definitely makes sense...
> > > >> >
> > > >> > We might note that June 1 is the first anniversary OpenOffice
with
> > > >> Apache.
> > > >>
> > > >>
> > > >> My birthday is June 2, so I'll be sure to note other milestones!
:))
> > > >>
> > > >>
> > > >> > Maybe the new DL stats announcement, if the timeline is right,
might
> > > make
> > > >> > note of this and include a mention of how successful this new
> > > >> > environment/arrangement has been for OpenOffice. Just a thought.
> > > >> >
> > > >>
> > > >> IMHO, we need to return focus to the need to profile community
members
> > > so
> > > >> we better know each other. I have a short piece on Dave Fisher
ready to
> > > go
> > > >> in June. Let's work up more of these....please.
> > > >>
> > > >> Louis and Nancy had volunteered previously. Anyone else want to do
a
> > > 'Meet
> > > >> and Greet'?
> > > >>
> > > >> >
> > > >> >
> > > >> > > A good problem to have ;-)
> > > >> > >
> > > >> > > -Rob
> > > >> > >
> > > >> > > >
> > > >> > > >> Maybe this can be combined with the piece on Symphony
that
Don
> > > was
> > > >> > > >> working on?
> > > >> > > >
> > > >> > > >
> > > >> > > > yes...good idea!
> > > >> > > >
> > > >> > > >>
> > > >> > > >> -Rob
> > > >> > > >
> > > >> > > >
> > > >> > > > --
> > > >> > > >
> > > >> >
> > >
------------------------------------------------------------------------
> > > >> > > > MzK
> > > >> > > >
> > > >> > > > "The reports of my death are greatly exaggerated."
> > > >> > > >                              -- Mark Twain
> > > >> > >
> > > >> >
> > > >> >
> > > >> >
> > > >> > --
> > > >> >
> > > >> >
> > > >>
> > >
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
> > > >> > MzK
> > > >> >
> > > >> > "The reports of my death are greatly exaggerated."
> > > >> >                                 -- Mark Twain
> > > >> >
> > > >>
> > >
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