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From build...@apache.org
Subject svn commit: r837755 - in /websites/staging/openofficeorg/trunk/content: ./ openofficeorg/get-involved.html
Date Fri, 09 Nov 2012 02:29:07 GMT
Author: buildbot
Date: Fri Nov  9 02:29:06 2012
New Revision: 837755

Log:
Staging update by buildbot for openofficeorg

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    websites/staging/openofficeorg/trunk/content/   (props changed)
    websites/staging/openofficeorg/trunk/content/openofficeorg/get-involved.html

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Modified: websites/staging/openofficeorg/trunk/content/openofficeorg/get-involved.html
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--- websites/staging/openofficeorg/trunk/content/openofficeorg/get-involved.html (original)
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9 02:29:06 2012
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   <div id="contenta">
   
     <h1 class="title">Get Involved</h1>
-    <p>You don't need to be a software developer to contribute to 
-Apache OpenOffice.org. To be successful this project 
-requires a huge range of different skills, levels of involvement and degrees of 
-technical expertise. So, if you want to get involved in Apache OpenOffice.org, there 
+    <h2 id="why-get-involved-with-the-openoffice-project">Why get involved with the
OpenOffice project?</h2>
+<p>There are many motivations for why volunteers participate in an open source project
+like OpenOffice.  Some of the more common ones include:</p>
+<ul>
+<li>To help reduce the "digital divide" by ensuring continued access to free 
+high-quality free productivity applications world-wide.</li>
+<li>To help bring the benefits of OpenOffice to you country or region</li>
+<li>To "give back" to open source</li>
+<li>To learn or practice a new skill</li>
+<li>To enhance a résumé or portfolio, showcasing the work you've done in this
project</li>
+<li>To support a customer or other commercial venture that relies on OpenOffice</li>
+<li>To develop credentials for consulting work related to OpenOffice</li>
+<li>To bring something to OpenOffice that you've always wanted to see done</li>
+<li>To have fun, working with a close-knit international team of volunteers working
+on one of the oldest and most famous open source projects around.</li>
+</ul>
+<h2 id="a-multidisciplinary-open-source-project">A multidisciplinary open source project</h2>
+<p>You don't need to be a programmer to contribute to Apache OpenOffice. Our project

+involves a large range of different skills, levels of involvement and degrees of 
+technical expertise. So, if you want to get involved in Apache OpenOffice, there 
 is almost certainly a role for you. </p>
 <p>We are looking for people to:</p>
 <ul>
-<li>provide feedback</li>
-<li>write or update documentation</li>
-<li>help new users</li>
-<li>recommend the project to others</li>
-<li>test the code and report bugs</li>
-<li>fix bugs</li>
-<li>give us feedback on required features</li>
-<li>write and update the software</li>
-<li>create artwork and other marketing materials</li>
-<li>translate to different languages</li>
-<li><a href="http://www.apache.org/foundation/contributing.html">donate to the
Apache Software Foundation</a></li>
+<li>Write or update documentation</li>
+<li>Help support new users</li>
+<li>Test the program and report bugs</li>
+<li>Fix bugs</li>
+<li>Code new features</li>
+<li>Design artwork and other marketing materials</li>
+<li>Translate to different languages</li>
+<li>Maintain the website and develop new materials</li>
+<li>Promote OpenOffice and help explain its benefits</li>
 <li>anything you can see that needs doing</li>
 </ul>
 <p>All of these contributions help to keep a project active and strengthen 
-the community. The project team and the broader community will 
-therefore welcome and encourage participation, and attempt to make it 
+the community. We welcome and encourage participation, and try to make it 
 as easy as possible for people to get involved. </p>
 <h2 id="how-to-get-started">How to get started</h2>
-<p>OpenOffice is a large, complex open source project, with a culture developed over
many years as an 
-independent project, combined with our experience at Apache.<br />
+<p>OpenOffice is a large, complex open source project, with a culture developed over

+many years as an independent project, combined with our experience at Apache.<br />
 </p>
 <p>If you are familiar with Apache-style open source 
 development then you might just jump in.  Subscribe to a relevant project <a href="http://incubator.apache.org/openofficeorg/mailing-lists.html">mailing
list</a>



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