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From Ross Gardler <rgard...@opendirective.com>
Subject Re: AOO 2 million?
Date Sat, 26 May 2012 10:25:05 GMT
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.

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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