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From Rob Weir <robw...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [Proposal] Remove OpenOffice Consultants list
Date Wed, 18 Jul 2012 15:46:30 GMT
On Wed, Jul 18, 2012 at 11:32 AM, Andrea Pescetti <pescetti@apache.org> wrote:
> On 17/07/2012 Alexandro Colorado wrote:
>>
>> +1 I agree however like Rob say, would be good to stablish a new proposal
>> on eventually refresh this list. I think the list has its value as a
>> concept.
>
>
> I agree with the principle of removing the consultants list, but the page
> itself
> http://www.openoffice.org/bizdev/consultants.html
> is now completely gone. Wouldn't it make sense to keep it as a placeholder
> page, even just to send people somewhere else or to say we are not
> maintaining a consultants list for the time being? It is still a top hit in
> search engines and the empty page would be another reason for someone to be
> mislead into thinking that OpenOffice is dead...
>

That was my intent.  Google will re-index and eventually that page
will no longer be listed.  At that point actual consultants should
show up when users search.

If we kept a page there, even a placeholder one, it would probably
continue to show up as the 1st item in the search results.

-Rob

> Regards,
>   Andrea.

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