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From Rob Weir <robw...@apache.org>
Subject Re: AOO 2 million?
Date Sat, 26 May 2012 22:20:20 GMT
On Fri, May 25, 2012 at 9:09 PM, Rob Weir <robweir@apache.org> wrote:
> On Thu, May 24, 2012 at 6:58 PM, Kay Schenk <kay.schenk@gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Thu, May 24, 2012 at 1:27 PM, Rob Weir <robweir@apache.org> wrote:
>>
>>> On Thu, May 24, 2012 at 3:49 PM, Kay Schenk <kay.schenk@gmail.com> 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.
>> 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.
>>
>
> It looks like we'll hit 2 million sometime tomorrow (Saturday).   If
> we wait until June 1st (Friday) we'll be around 2.5.  But announcing
> on Friday is not good for getting press attention.  And if we wait
> until the next week, June 4th, then we'll almost be at 3 million.
>

Just checked and we're at 1.98 million.  So we'll hit 2 million later
this evening.   I'll start the write-up.

-Rob

> So....  maybe we just make a smaller announcement, via
> ooo-dev/ooo-users and social media for the 2 million mark, when we
> actually hit it.  Then for the larger Symphony announcement we also
> note the 1 year achievement as well as give an updated download count,
> 2.5 or 3.0 million, depending on when that is ready for release.
>
>>
>>
>>> 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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