incubator-ooo-dev mailing list archives

Site index · List index
Message view « Date » · « Thread »
Top « Date » · « Thread »
From Alexandro Colorado <...@oooes.org>
Subject Re: Problems sign in consultants directory
Date Sun, 14 Oct 2012 15:20:21 GMT
Please write an example on the page, not just throw the XML file doing
something as simple as
<consultant>
<company>Your company</company>
<address>foo street at disneyland</address>
<website>http://www.yourcompany.com</website>
</consultant>

Would go a long way, the instructions look a bit too technical for
regular users. Even if we assume this are technical people, we should
think this is being applied by the marketing intern used to facebook.

I would even suggest doing an XForm to generate this XML and spew it
on a texboard with a copy-paste this on your email.

Specially consider the speciality would be all over the place as a freeform XML.

On 10/14/12, Rob Weir <robweir@apache.org> wrote:
> On Sun, Oct 14, 2012 at 10:27 AM, Jörg Schmidt <joesch@j-m-schmidt.de>
> wrote:
>> Hello,
>>
>> I now have sent an invitation to 41 companies relating to an entry in the
>> directory:
>> http://www.openoffice.org/bizdev/consultants.html
>>
>> And I got the first reply:
>>
>> ----------------
>>> Listings must be submitted to the ooo-dev mailing list as patches to the
>>> file consultants.xml
>>  >
>>
>> nicht Ihr Ernst, oder?
>> ----------------
>>
>> No problem in this individual case, because I offered my personal help,
>> but I think it may seem too complicated for some users even having to
>> create an XML file.
>>
>> What can we do?
>>
>> For example, i could write a macro for AOO with an input dialog, which
>> simplifies the creation of the XML file. But I need a few days time.
>>
>> Hints?
>>
>
> This is covered in the instructions here:
>
> "If you are not familiar with XML, please submit the equivalent
> information in a post to the ooo-dev list and we can help you format
> it for submission. But your listing will appear faster if it is
> submitted in the proper form."
>
> Reference:  http://www.openoffice.org/bizdev/consultant-submission.html
>
> A form with Javascript to form the XML might be useful sometime, but
> it is possible that the XML schema might change based on feedback we
> receive during this initial phase of submissions.  So it might be
> better to wait.
>
> -Rob
>
>
>>
>>
>> Greetings,
>> Jörg
>>
>


-- 
Alexandro Colorado
PPMC Apache OpenOffice
http://es.openoffice.org

Mime
View raw message