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From Kay Schenk <kay.sch...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [Proposal] Remove OpenOffice Consultants list
Date Mon, 16 Jul 2012 21:54:44 GMT
On Mon, Jul 16, 2012 at 12:55 PM, Rob Weir <robweir@apache.org> wrote:

> We have this legacy page:
> http://www.openoffice.org/bizdev/consultants.html
>
> Users get to it via three main paths:
>
> 1) Google search for "openoffice consultants"
>
> 2) The OpenOffice.org Consultants Directory link from our main support
> page;  http://www.openoffice.org/support/
>
> 3) From the legacy BizDev project page:  http://www.openoffice.org/bizdev/
>
> Problem:  The consultants list has not been maintained.  The Spanish
> and German links are dead.  Information on getting entries added
> changed points to old openoffice.org email addresses that no longer
> exist.
>
> IMHO, an out of date list is doing more harm than good.
>
> My Proposal:  Delete the consultants lists and point visitors of the
> BizDev home page to the ooo-marketing list.  If someone is really an
> OpenOffice consultant they should be easily findable by searching
> Google, LinkedIn, etc.   This is not something that we need to
> maintain.
>
> -Rob
>

+1 , JFDI!

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