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From "seba.wagner@gmail.com" <seba.wag...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Possible Group in Spanish
Date Wed, 14 Dec 2011 13:19:32 GMT
Thanks Ross!



2011/12/14 Ross Gardler <rgardler@opendirective.com>

> Sebastian posted to the incubator general list to ask if the creation
> of a non-english list is OK. I copy his mail and my response below for
> the openmeetings community as a whole
>
> --- copied text ---
>
> First of all, my apologies for not being a good mentor for
> yourproject. Too many demands on too little time. But I'm starting
> toresurface.
> More comments inline...
> On 14 December 2011 12:34, seba.wagner@gmail.com
> <seba.wagner@gmail.com> wrote:> Hi,>> I would like to clarify if
> Non-English Mailing lists are allowed.
> There are no hard and fast rules about this other than the main
> devlist much be in English. That is the list where most decisions
> aboutthe future of the project can occur.
> We generally discourage non-english dev lists as they serve to
> splitthe community. However, a case could be made for supporting such.
> Non-english user lists are not so much of a problem if there
> aresufficient users demanding them. One needs to be cautious
> aboutcreating them as, again, you are splitting the community. But
> forusers it can sometimes help.
> > But I've heard that using Non-English List is not allowed on Apache>
> Infrastructure. Is that true?
> No, see above. Discouraged is the correct word.
> > It makes me wonder as the OpenOffice project has 100++ Mailing lists in
> a> lot of different languages. So I guess there is no such restriction and
> we> can proceed right?
> OpenOffice.org has 100+ non-english lists, but Apache OpenOffice
> has,at this point in time, just one or two non-english user lists.
> Theyare being created as the user community comes forwards
> anddemonstrates a need for them.
> In the case of your Spanish list, which appears to be a user list,
> Isee it is quite active. Sop, personally, I don't see a problem as
> longas all discussions that relate to the development of
> OpenMeetingshappen on the English language dev list.
> Ross
> On 14 December 2011 12:26, Alexei Fedotov <alexei.fedotov@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> > +1 if someone volunteers to moderate the spanish list
> >
> > --
> > With best regards / с наилучшими пожеланиями,
> > Alexei Fedotov / Алексей Федотов,
> > http://dataved.ru/
> > +7 916 562 8095
> >
> >
> >
> > On Sat, Dec 10, 2011 at 10:37 PM, seba.wagner@gmail.com
> > <seba.wagner@gmail.com> wrote:
> >> yes sounds good, I know Alvaro from various postings on all mailing
> lists.
> >>
> >> Sebastian
> >>
> >> 2011/12/10 Federico Tomasczik <ftomasczik@gmail.com>:
> >>> Sebastian:
> >>>
> >>> Thanks for your words!
> >>>
> >>> Is very important your vision about our group in Spanish.
> >>>
> >>> The second moderator could be Alvaro (zurcamos@gmail.com) from Spain.
> >>>
> >>> Alvaro is my second hand in all this and he is very happy with this
> idea.
> >>>
> >>> I wait for any comments.
> >>>
> >>> Federico Ch. Tomasczik
> >>>
> >>> 2011/12/10 seba.wagner@gmail.com <seba.wagner@gmail.com>:
> >>>> +1
> >>>>
> >>>> I like the idea, its good to have them all hosted at Apache as
> >>>> official mailing list. Also it might be a good starting point for
> >>>> improving the spanish localization and documentation in the future.
> >>>>
> >>>> @Federico: It would be good if there would be a second moderator. Do
> >>>> you know anybody from the current mailing list that could become the
> >>>> co-moderator ? Otherwise I can Co-Moderate the Mailing list but
> >>>> somebody speaking Spanish would be better of course.
> >>>>
> >>>> Sebastian
> >>>>
> >>>> 2011/12/10 Federico Tomasczik <ftomasczik@gmail.com>:
> >>>>> Hi all!
> >>>>>
> >>>>> Very glad to see OpenMeetings become an apache project!
> >>>>>
> >>>>> My name is Federico Christian Tomasczik, from Argentina.
> >>>>>
> >>>>> I'm using OpenMeeting since 2008, version 0.5 Final Release. I also
> >>>>> installed OpenMeetings in few commercial customers.
> >>>>>
> >>>>> I wrote tutorials in Spanish in my blog
> >>>>> (http://liberamemoria.blogspot.com) about OpenMeetings.
> >>>>>
> >>>>> I created the "OpenMeetings en Español"
> >>>>> (http://groups.google.com/group/openmeetings-en-espanol), a
> discusion
> >>>>> group in  Spanish. Today this group have 250 members and it's a
> >>>>> reference important to Spanish's community.
> >>>>>
> >>>>> I wish move this Group to Apache Software Foundation, but I need
> yours
> >>>>> votes here:
> >>>>>
> >>>>> https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/INFRA-4203
> >>>>>
> >>>>> I hope you help me! :)
> >>>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>> Best Regards,
> >>>>> Federico Ch. Tomasczik
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>> --
> >>>> Sebastian Wagner
> >>>> http://www.openmeetings.de
> >>>> http://www.webbase-design.de
> >>>> http://www.wagner-sebastian.com
> >>>> seba.wagner@gmail.com
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >> --
> >> Sebastian Wagner
> >> http://www.openmeetings.de
> >> http://www.webbase-design.de
> >> http://www.wagner-sebastian.com
> >> seba.wagner@gmail.com
>
>
>
> --
> Ross Gardler (@rgardler)
> Programme Leader (Open Development)
> OpenDirective http://opendirective.com
>



-- 
Sebastian Wagner
http://www.openmeetings.de
http://www.webbase-design.de
http://www.wagner-sebastian.com
seba.wagner@gmail.com

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