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From Shenfeng Liu <liush...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: If OpenOffice is the solution, what is the problem?
Date Thu, 12 Jul 2012 07:23:06 GMT
Rob,
  My case is 1) Multi-user remote installations, like Citrix, VMWare ESX...

- Simon


2012/7/12 Rob Weir <robweir@apache.org>

> On Wed, Jul 11, 2012 at 11:14 AM, Shenfeng Liu <liushenf@gmail.com> wrote:
> > Rob,
> >   I added one desktop cloud scenario. It was from my previous Symphony
> > support experience, and I believe it also works for OpenOffice.
> >
>
> Hi Simon,
>
> What do you mean by "desktop cloud deployment"?
>
> There are at least two cloud use cases for AOO:
>
> 1) Multi-user remote installations, like Citrix, or more recently rollApp
>
> 2) Running AOO as service in the cloud, to do things like document
> conversions.
>
> Was your idea one of these?  Or something else?
>
> (I just added another use case based on a user who send us a thank you
> on Twitter)
>
> -Rob
>
>
> > - Simon
> >
> >
> > 2012/7/10 Rob Weir <robweir@apache.org>
> >
> >> I've started a new page on the wiki:
> >>
> >> https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/OOOUSERS/Why+OpenOffice
> >>
> >> This is not urgent, but over the next couple of weeks I'd like to
> >> build up a list of problems that OpenOffice solves.  I'd like to think
> >> of it from the perspective of the individual or organization that has
> >> a problem that OpenOffice solves.  Let's try to understand what their
> >> problem is, how OpenOffice helps solve that problem, but also how they
> >> would find out about OpenOffice.
> >>
> >> Obviously ever user and every organization is unique with their own
> >> special concerns.  But there are commonalities, and identifying the
> >> common patterns grouping them is a core marketing task.
> >>
> >> This is a multi-step initiative:
> >>
> >> 1) Identify the segments and their needs
> >>
> >> 2) Identify the keywords they would use to search for a solution
> >>
> >> 3) Measure how well our existing website serves the kinds of queries
> >> these segments have
> >>
> >> 4) Add additional material to the website to address any gaps
> >>
> >> 5) Repeat from step 3 until results are good.
> >>
> >> I'll make faster progress on this with more hands, so if this kind of
> >> methodical optimization appeals to you, I'd welcome anyone who wants
> >> to volunteer to help.  Right now, the best place to help is adding
> >> content to this wiki page:
> >>
> >> https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/OOOUSERS/Why+OpenOffice
> >>
> >> In general, let's think outside of the box, beyond our traditional
> >> open source user base.  Think boldly.  Who are the users we don't have
> >> that we should have?  Knowing only the users we already have won't
> >> lead to growth, since open source enthusiasts procreate so slowly.
> >>
> >> Regards,
> >>
> >> -Rob
> >>
>

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