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From Kay Schenk <kay.sch...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Policy question: How to link to books about OpenOffice?
Date Tue, 09 Oct 2012 17:06:49 GMT
On Tue, Oct 9, 2012 at 5:00 AM, Rob Weir <robweir@apache.org> wrote:

> On Mon, Oct 8, 2012 at 10:48 PM, Louis Suárez-Potts <luispo@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >
> > On 12-10-08, at 17:24 , Andrea Pescetti <pescetti@apache.org> wrote:
> >
> >> Rob Weir wrote:
> >>> I'm hesitant to just list every book that is published. ...
> >>> List them only when requested (like we do with consultants)?
> >>
> >> This is probably the best option.
> >>
> >>> List them but screen out ones that we consider to be
> >>> "low value", e.g., an identical reprint of a free eBook?
> >>
> >> We have lazy consensus in place for consultants and the same would
> apply here: if someone believes that a submitted entry is problematic, or
> that another book should be listed instead of the submitted one, he can
> just speak up.
> >>
> >> Regards,
> >>  Andrea.
> >
> > What I did before was what can be done better now, to have the author or
> his/her agent either request listing or list it, and to permit this only
> within the stipulated constraints of relevance, inoffensiveness, etc.
> >
>
> I've added a paragraph to the top telling authors and publishers how
> they can send titles for possible inclusion:
>
> http://www.openoffice.org/support/books.html
>
> Still needs some work to de-uglify the page, but that is a task for
> another day.
>
> -Rob
>
>
>
I think this is perfectly adequate for now.

Thanks.



> > Louis
>



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