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From drew <d...@baseanswers.com>
Subject Re: [Mailing lists] User mailing list promotion
Date Sun, 17 Jun 2012 23:29:58 GMT
On Sun, 2012-06-17 at 19:17 -0400, drew wrote:
> On Sun, 2012-06-17 at 19:13 -0400, Rob Weir wrote:
> > On Sat, Jun 16, 2012 at 4:42 PM, sebb <sebbaz@gmail.com> wrote:
> > > May I suggest that the Users mailing list be made the first list on
> > > the mailing list page [1] ?
> > >
> > > Developers are likely to be more used to how to find the appropriate
> > > mailing list, the casual user is less likely to read the full page in
> > > order to find the correct list.
> > >
> > > Also, the users list is not mentioned on the status page [2].
> > >
> > 
> > Users are unlikely to stumble on the mailing list page, or check the
> > status page.  So this is probably not the main source of misdirected
> > posts.
> > 
> > More likely is the "Contact Us" page (which does not even mention the
> > users list) :  http://incubator.apache.org/openofficeorg/contact.html
> > 
> > Or the openoffice.org version, which explicitly suggests contacting
> > the developers list:  http://www.openoffice.org/contact_us.html
> 
> 
> > -Rob
> 
> With no further ado then, I'll update those right now.

http://incubator.apache.org/openofficeorg/contact.html
Done (waiting for it to stage before I publish it)

http://www.openoffice.org/contact_us.html
This one however already links to the support page, not sure it should
be changed? So did not.

//drew

> 
> //drew
> 
> > 
> > > [1] http://incubator.apache.org/openofficeorg/mailing-lists.html#users-mailing-list
> > > [2] http://incubator.apache.org/projects/openofficeorg.html
> > 
> 
> 
> 



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