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From Drew Jensen <drewjensen.in...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Apache OpenOffice at FOSDEM 2013
Date Thu, 17 Jan 2013 19:08:49 GMT
Excellent.

Well, why wait - made those changes, found a couple of typos and did a
little hard formatting to let it breath a bit more on the second page.

Both of the drop box files are updated. Barring any other requests, will
call that done.


On Thu, Jan 17, 2013 at 1:24 PM, Rob Weir <robweir@apache.org> wrote:

> On Thu, Jan 17, 2013 at 1:07 PM, Drew Jensen <drewjensen.inbox@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> > I updated the font (ubuntu) all the way around.
> > Rewrote the last column of second page, ehh to be honest.
> >
> > - still not the first two paragraphs though - any thoughts on what you
> want
> > to say there.
> > Or other comments
> >
>
> Some quick comments.
>
> 1 -- the first paragraph is really weak.  "Subsequent to a transfer of
> rights...."  "Hence"?  A bit bureaucratic.  Why not just take our
> standard opening, from the "Why OpenOffice?" Page:
>
> "Apache OpenOffice is the leading open-source office software suite
> for word processing, spreadsheets, presentations, graphics, databases
> and more. It is available in many languages and works on all common
> computers. It stores all your data in an international open standard
> format and can also read and write files from other common office
> software packages. It can be downloaded and used completely free of
> charge for any purpose."
>
> We should be promoting the product, not giving free history lessons.
>
> 2 -- The trademark acknowledgement in the footer is wrong.  For
> example, the feather logo is not being used at all. And we're claiming
> a trademark on "Apache OpenOffice" not on "OpenOffice".
>
> So better would be something like this:
>
> "Apache OpenOffice is a trademark of The Apache Software Foundation.
> OpenOffice.org and the seagull logo are registered trademarks of The
> Apache Software Foundation."
>
> 3 -- the "Can I participate?" section sends users to the users mailing
> list.  Is that what we want.  I would have thought sending them to the
> dev list would be better.  Or even better: Link to
> http://openoffice.apache.org/get-involved.html which will get them to
> the right information faster.
>
> 4 --On back side -- It should be Open Document Format with a space and
> capital 'F' (two places).
>
> Otherwise this looks great -- thanks, Drew!
>
> Regards,
>
> -Rob
>
> > updated odt and a pdf as it is now at
> >
> > https://www.dropbox.com/s/aef3a6fz44yrwft/AOO%20Flyer.odt
> > https://www.dropbox.com/s/xx62g6knl2s44ce/AOO%20Flyer.pdf
> >
> > Otherwise, will come back to this later today.
> >
> > One other thing, this isn't really what I would call a FOSDEM piece IMO..
> > but more on that later.
> >
> > //drew
> >
> >
> > On Wed, Jan 16, 2013 at 8:11 PM, Andrea Pescetti <pescetti@apache.org
> >wrote:
> >
> >> On 16/01/2013 Drew Jensen wrote:
> >>
> >>> OK, well I made a couple more small edits and pushed it to dropbox
> >>> https://www.dropbox.com/s/**aef3a6fz44yrwft/AOO%20Flyer.**odt<
> https://www.dropbox.com/s/aef3a6fz44yrwft/AOO%20Flyer.odt>
> >>>
> >>
> >> Thanks, looks very nice! I uploaded it to
> >> https://cwiki.apache.org/**confluence/display/OOOUSERS/**
> >> FOSDEM+2013+Organization<
> https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/OOOUSERS/FOSDEM+2013+Organization
> >
> >>
> >> There will be a couple tweaks to apply (including replacement of the
> Comic
> >> Sans font, which is known to be very unpopular among geeks) but this
> flyer
> >> will be very useful at FOSDEM and hopefully elsewhere.
> >>
> >> Regards,
> >>   Andrea.
> >>
>

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