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From Andrew Douglas Pitonyak <>
Subject Re: Completed Introduction to Documentation
Date Wed, 27 Feb 2013 01:44:33 GMT

Two things.

1. I had to moderate this message to let it through.

2. At 8:36 PM EST, I checked, and your email address IS on the list.

Sadly, I cannot reconcile (1) and (2) unless it took an hour for your 
name to make it to the list.  Give it another try.

On 02/26/2013 07:24 PM, Josh Severn wrote:
> Thank you for the welcome. I don't know if I am just daft and doing
> something wrong, I attempted to confirm my email address for the wiki
> accounts, but I have not received the message (checked spam folder,
> etc). I left ample time (a day or two?) to be sure, but so far
> nothing.
> Otherwise I seem to be signed up for everything else.
> Looking forward to diving in.
> On Tue, Feb 26, 2013 at 6:24 AM, Rob Weir <> wrote:
>> On Mon, Feb 25, 2013 at 2:35 PM, Josh Severn <> wrote:
>>> This will be my first time working with a community like this, so I
>>> will take of time to get acclimated to the guidelines and community
>>> rules, and appreciate your patience.
>> Hi Josh, welcome to the Apache OpenOffice project!
>>> The Introduction materials are useful, they changed over the course of
>>> going through the Orientation, to include more steps in the "Get
>>> Started" section.
>> There is a lot of material there.  Much if it is background info on
>> how we're organized and make decisions.  From the documentation
>> perspective, the main start-up things to do are:
>> 1. Make sure you are subscribed to this mailing list (send an email to
>> if you still need to subscribe)
>> 2. Sign up for accounts on our two wikis (details in the
>> page)
>> 3. Add your info this this wiki page:
>>> I work particularly well, as a new volunteer, with concrete tasks
>>> being assigned and ensuring an understanding of the expectations. With
>>> time, taking the initiative to find projects won't be a problem.
>> We're working on the 4.0 User Guide right now.  You can see the draft
>> material on the wiki here:
>> One easy way to get started is to take one or more of the chapters and
>> edit it for style and usage. (We'll also do a technical review pass
>> later once 4.0 feature work has completed).
>> Regards,
>> -Rob
>>> Thank you.
>>> --
>>> Joshua Severn
>>> 805-710-7127

Andrew Pitonyak
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