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Subject svn commit: r1405847 - /incubator/ooo/site/trunk/content/openofficeorg/get-involved.mdtext
Date Mon, 05 Nov 2012 15:44:07 GMT
Author: robweir
Date: Mon Nov  5 15:44:07 2012
New Revision: 1405847

Update "get involved" to mention orientiation modules as well


Modified: incubator/ooo/site/trunk/content/openofficeorg/get-involved.mdtext
--- incubator/ooo/site/trunk/content/openofficeorg/get-involved.mdtext (original)
+++ incubator/ooo/site/trunk/content/openofficeorg/get-involved.mdtext Mon Nov  5 15:44:07
@@ -1,4 +1,4 @@
-Title: Get Involved
+Title:     Get Involved
 Notice:    Licensed to the Apache Software Foundation (ASF) under one
            or more contributor license agreements.  See the NOTICE file
            distributed with this work for additional information
@@ -42,22 +42,23 @@ the community. The project team and the 
 therefore welcome and encourage participation, and attempt to make it 
 as easy as possible for people to get involved. 
-We maintain a list of specific areas where we need volunteers on our [Help Wanted] [10] page
of the wiki.
-## Mailing lists
+## How to get started
-Your first engagement with the project should be to subscribe to our
-[mailing lists][11].
+OpenOffice is a large, complex open source project, with a project culture developed over
many years as an 
+independent, combined with our experience at Apache.  
+If you are familiar with Apache-style open source 
+development then you might just jump in.  Subscribe to a relevant project [mailing list](
+and introduce yourself.  We'll help you get started. 
+If, however, you are new to Apache, or want a more methodical approach to getting started,
then we have a set 
+of graduated [New Volunteer Orientation Modules](
+for new volunteers that takes you through a number of background topics related to Apache
OpenOffice and how 
+we do things.
+Which path you take is up to you and is a matter of personal preference.  You can even do
+We also maintain a list of specific areas where we need volunteers on our 
+[Help Wanted]( page of the
-  [1]: mailto://
-  [2]: mailto://
-  [3]:
-  [4]:
-  [5]:
-  [6]:
-  [7]:
-  [8]:
-  [9]:
-  [10]:
-  [11]:/openofficeorg/mailing-lists.html
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