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From Rob Weir <>
Subject Re: Legacy OOo list post stats
Date Sun, 04 Sep 2011 05:47:13 GMT
On Sun, Sep 4, 2011 at 1:39 AM, Jean Weber <> wrote:
> On Sun, Sep 4, 2011 at 15:18, Rob Weir <> wrote:
>> On Sun, Sep 4, 2011 at 1:10 AM, Jean Weber <> wrote:
>>> IMO, can be mapped to ooo-dev. That list was used
>>> for policy and infrastructure discussions, which would fit well on
>>> ooo-dev.
>>> I would like to see user-faq.authors mapped to ooo-userdocs, for
>>> reasons stated earlier, so I shall endeavour to find several
>>> moderators and a core group of list members. The list certainly
>>> fulfills the criterion of discussion on the legacy OOo list.
>> Would it be worth generalizing this to a list that covers help,
>> documentation, training/tutorials,FAQ's, even support technology (as
>> opposed to support delivery)?  So something like ooo-user-services, or
>> ooo-infodev, or something like that?  If we really think that there
>> should be a better connection and sharing among these concerns,
>> getting them discussed on the same list might help encourage
>> cross-pollination.
> Yes, certainly the list should cover all content types (help,
> training/tutorials -- including video, FAQs, user guides, etc). To me
> "userdocs" does encompass all of those forms, but perhaps another name
> would convey that meaning better to other people. I'd be happy with
> (say) ooo-infodev or a similar name; I was just looking for the
> shortest variation that would work. (Aside: I wonder how common or
> well-known the phrase "information development" is outside of IBM. Not
> an important consideration, just idle curiosity.)
> I have no objection to including and encouraging the discussion of
> other forms of user support. It's probably a good idea to include
> them, to (as you say) encourage better connection and sharing.

Great.  The name is less important than the intent to be inclusive of
these topics.  I was just a little concerned the the word "user" in
the list name might be a false attractor for users.

I'd volunteer to moderate.


> --Jean

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