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From Rob Weir <robw...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Volunteers, Contributors, Committers, PMC members -- is there any way to consolidate these lists?
Date Thu, 25 Oct 2012 11:50:35 GMT
On Thu, Oct 25, 2012 at 2:05 AM, Sylvain DENIS
<sylvain.technic@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello Rob
>
> how to be on the list of contributors? (I'm promoting AOO, I am a professor
> of computer and office, I also help in using AOO).
>

It will be a wiki page, so you will be able to add your own information.

I will send an announcement when it is ready.

-Rob


> For your information, I started the publication of the article (in French)
> "High Level AOO"
>
> Greats
>
>
> librement,
>
> Sylvain DENIS
> Expert TIC, FLOSS & WEB
> Conseiller en sécurité de l'information
> Formateur, conférencier
> Le 24/10/12 20:56, Rob Weir a écrit :
>
> We have the following today:
>
> 1) http://incubator.apache.org/openofficeorg/people.html  -- This
> lists a variety of people involved in the project, independent of
> status.
>
> 2) I'd like to have a place for new volunteers to put their names,
> preferably on the wiki or some place where a non-committer has easy
> access.
>
> 3) We have a list of Committers here, automatically generated:
> http://people.apache.org/committers-by-project.html#ooo
>
> 4) We don't have anything that indicates which Committers are also PMC
> members.
>
> 5) We have this "credits" page, which is linked to from our Help/About
> dialog box.  But it does not appear to be updated for AOO 3.4.0 or
> 3.4.1:  http://www.openoffice.org/welcome/credits.html
>
> 6) Wiki "User" pages
>
> 7) Any others?
>
> As we all know, with multiple lists like this things will get out of
> synch.  In fact they already have.
>
> One simplification idea might be:
>
> 1) Convert the people.html page into a wiki page
>
> 2) Have that page indicate who is a Committer or PMC member.  That can
> be manual for now.
>
> 3) Point our Help/About box to the wiki page, and add sentence at the
> end of the wiki that says, "OpenOffice has a long history and we also
> thank those who contributed to it before our move to Apache" and then
> link to credits.html
>
>
> Any objections to this general idea?  Any improvements?
>
> And if we did want a place to have a big table of volunteers, where on
> the wiki should we put it (CWiki or MWiki)?
>
> -Rob
>
>

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