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From Wolf Halton <wolf.hal...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: "I want to stay informed about OpenOffice" option for the home page?
Date Thu, 03 May 2012 17:40:05 GMT
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.
>
> --
> ------------------------------------------------------------------------
> 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
>

This is a good idea. Do you think the idea of a newsletter format on
announce@ that went out monthly has any appeal?

-Wolf

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