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From Donald Harbison <dpharbi...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [PROPOSAL] [USER EXPERIENCE] - Create ooo-ux mailing list
Date Thu, 17 May 2012 00:43:18 GMT
On Wednesday, May 16, 2012, Dave Fisher wrote:


>
>
> On May 16, 2012, at 11:30 AM, Rob Weir wrote:
>
> > On Wed, May 16, 2012 at 5:57 AM, Kevin Grignon
> > <kevingrignon.oo@gmail.com <javascript:;>> wrote:
> >> Hello All,
> >>
> >> I would like to propose the creation of an
> >> ooo-ux@incubator.apache.orgmailing list.
> >>
> >> The frequency of UX-related discussions are increasing, and interest in
> the
> >> UX community is growing.
> >>
> >
> > From what I can tell, creating a new mailing list by itself does
> > nothing to increase activity level in an area.  We can look at the
> > ooo-marketing and ooo-qa lists for examples of lists that were
> > created, but then nothing much happened.  They are buckets, not
> > communities.  And they never reached a critical mass of participation.
> > At least not yet.
>
> Please keep discussing UX here on ooo-dev. Everyone is interested.


+1 Suggest subj title [USX] here for all topics within User Experience
space.


> Regards,
> Dave
>
> >
> > But we have other lists that have been successful.  Some of the native
> > language lists, for example have done quite well.
> >
> > So if you do go for a separate UX list, I'd highly recommend that you
> > couple it with some outreach and recruitment plan that goes beyond the
> > participants on the ooo-dev list.  Maybe a blog post would help,
> > something that we can promote via our other tools (social media,
> > announcement list, etc.) to bring new interested parties to the new
> > list.
> >
> > -Rob
> >
> >> It's time to create a mailing list to focus the conversation, and
> channel
> >> our creative energy ;)
> >>
> >> I volunteer to be a moderator, and would welcome a few others to join
> me.
> >>
> >> I am a Certified User Experience Professional with 15 years experience
> >> leading, managing and delivering user experience projects.
> >>
> >> Regards,
> >> Kevin
> >>
> >> AOO User Experience Designer
>
>

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