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From Rob Weir <robw...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Seeking OpenOffice consultants -- help us validate our new consultants listings
Date Mon, 01 Oct 2012 20:46:20 GMT
On Mon, Oct 1, 2012 at 4:32 PM, Ian Lynch <ianrlynch@gmail.com> wrote:
> On 1 October 2012 20:25, Albino B Neto <bino28@apache.org> wrote:
>
>> Hi.
>>
>> On Mon, Oct 1, 2012 at 4:02 PM, Rob Weir <robweir@apache.org> wrote:
>> > These three are closely-related and it will probably require an
>> > iterative approach to get these right.  So it would be of great help
>> > to me if a few (3-4) consultants on the ooo-dev list would be willing
>> > to work with me to get their listings added now.  This may require
>> > some back-and-forth as we adjust the schema or uncover additional
>> > policy nuances.  But better to find this out early.
>>
>> +1. Me (Portuguese - Brazil).
>>
>> > practice == one or more areas of practice.  I'd like to use this for
>> > categorization, so it will be a fixed list of options.  Currently I'm
>> > proposing: Deployment, Migration, Extensions,  Training,
>> > Customization. Other.    Are there any other areas we should mention
>> > specifically?
>>
>> No.
>>
>> > Are these fields reasonable?  Any others we should have?
>>
>> No.
>>
>> > And again, getting some real, specific, non-fake data added will help
>> > validate the design.
>>
>
> Here is some real data.
>
> <consultant>
>         <name>The Learning Machine, Ltd</name>
>             <country>Global</country>
>             <practice>Certification</practice>
>             <practice>User Skills</practice>
>         <description>The Learning Machine, Ltd provides certification of IT
> user skills in the context of Apache Open Office, accredited by the UK
> national Regulators and referenced to the European Qualifications
> Framework. We work through organisations such as schools, colleges and
> adult education providers.</description>
>         <website>https://theingots.org/community/CertOOo</website>
>         <email>ian.lynch@theingots.org</email>
>         <phone>+44 (0) 1827305940</phone>
>     </consultant>
>
>
> name == name of your entity, could be your personal name or name of your
> company
>
> country == one or more ISO country codes that you do business in.  If
> you do business everywhere you can say "Global"
>
> practice == one or more areas of practice.  I'd like to use this for
> categorization, so it will be a fixed list of options.  Currently I'm
> proposing: Deployment, Migration, Extensions,  Training,
> Customization. Other.    Are there any other areas we should mention
> specifically?
>
> I'm saying certification rather than training because others provide the
> training we simply provide certification of the outcomes of the training
> for users rather than developers.
>

OK.  I will add "Certification".

How do you distinguish a practice in "User Skills" from "Training"?
Or is this something else entirely?

-Rob


> description == plain text, no HTML, description, limit of 300
> characters.  It should be factual, not an advertisement.
>
> website == URL of your website
>
> email (optional) == contact email address
>
> phone number (optional) == contact phone number
>
>
> --
> Ian
>
> Ofqual Accredited IT Qualifications (The Schools ITQ)
>
> www.theINGOTs.org +44 (0)1827 305940
>
> The Learning Machine Limited, Reg Office, 36 Ashby Road, Tamworth,
> Staffordshire, B79 8AQ. Reg No: 05560797, Registered in England and
> Wales.

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