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From Kay Schenk <kay.sch...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Can somebody please commit the update of the de-websites
Date Sat, 22 Jun 2013 16:09:38 GMT
On Fri, Jun 21, 2013 at 9:57 AM, Dave Fisher <dave2wave@comcast.net> wrote:

>
> On Jun 21, 2013, at 9:40 AM, Dr. Michael Stehmann wrote:
>
> > Am 21.06.2013 17:06, schrieb Rob Weir:
> >> On Fri, Jun 21, 2013 at 10:56 AM, RA Stehmann
> >> <anwalt@rechtsanwalt-stehmann.de> wrote:
> >>> Hi Rob,
> >>>
> >>> I can understand your concerns, but they aren't drasticly.
> >>>
> >>> I'm with you, that we have to make clear, the Box isn't a product of
> the
> >>> ASF but distributed by the "Verein Freies Office Deutschland e.V..".
> >>>
> >>> But on the other hand the "Verein Freies Office Deutschland e.V.."
> isn't
> >>> any old third party.
> >>>
> >>
> >> We need to be fair.  Treating one 3rd party special is not fair.
> >
> > Treating equal things unequal isn't fair, but it's also unfair treating
> > unequal things equal. You have to make the decision, what's equal and
> > whd what's unequa and in what aspect. That's the sense of "suum cuique
> > tribuere".
>
> My recollection of the discussion was.
>
> (1) Have a 3rd party page.
>
> (2) Each language may have their own 3rd party page.
>
> (3) Each language can have their own news feed.
>
> (4) Each news item may link to a 3rd party page.
>
> Conclusion.
>
> DE page can have news about PrOOo and point to a link on the 3rd party
> page.
>
> Do we all agree?
>
> Regards,
> Dave
>

Could these points be placed in their own [PROPOSAL] thread so they could
be discussed on their own?

If we could do that and either vote, or at least have a consensus, I think
it would be a good idea to further clarify this topic by adding a new "Web
guidelines" page to the project site --  http://openoffice.apache.org/



> >>
> >>> It's a charitable german entity supporting Free office software. It's
> >>> still supporting Apache OpenOffice. The computer an the monitor at our
> >>> Fosdem stand were provided by "Verein Freies Office Deutschland e.V..".
> >>>
> >>> Disclaimer: I'm no member of that club, but know persons who are.
> >>>
> >>> So IMO it's ok to put that news in the news line of the homepage,
> making
> >>> clear, who's the distributor of that product.
> >>>
> >>
> >> I'd be much happier if the German community listened to what I am
> >> saying and took steps to address the full issue. IMHO you need to add
> >> a page that gives equal access to all 3rd party ports and
> >> distributions, and not just favor a single one with a news
> >> announcement.
> >
> > see above.
> >
> > IMO you like to treat uneqal things equal.
> >
> > Making a page presenting third party products makes sense.
> >
> > But it don't makes sense, presenting all third party products in the
> > news. And it makes IMO sense presenting the box there.
> >
> >>
> >> If you then give announcements of updates to these distributions,
> >> whenever they occur, and do such announcements fairly, not for just a
> >> single 3rd party, then this might be OK.   So if you really want to
> >> move this forward I'd highly recommend creating and maintaining a
> >> German version of the porting page:
> >> http://www.openoffice.org/porting/
> >>
> >
> > Doing one thing doesn't mean to drop another.
> >
> > Regards
> > Michael
> >
> >
> >
>
>
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