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From Jürgen Schmidt <jogischm...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: draft blog post: press@ - It's easy to get first hand information
Date Wed, 03 Apr 2013 13:33:24 GMT
On 4/3/13 2:45 PM, Rob Weir wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 3, 2013 at 8:10 AM, Jürgen Schmidt <jogischmidt@gmail.com>wrote:
> 
>> Hi,
>>
>> I am a little bit annoyed about the often bad researched articles about
>> OpenOffice or at least articles spreading wrong information about
>> OpenOffice. I don't know exactly why authors do such a poor job with
>> their research of correct information where it is so easy on the other
>> hand to get first information. The idea is to raise some awareness that
>> the info found in the web is not always true and it is much better to
>> get first hand information from the project and the people behind it
>> directly. Nobody have to rely on third party information found somewhere
>> when first hand information can be get so so easy.
>>
>>
>> Well the wording can and should be improved and I am sure others will
>> have further ideas to improve it or make it even better to send out the
>> right signal. Se please review the draft and your feedback is welcome.
>> It's mainly an idea and I am not sure if it is the best way to address
>> this.
>>
>>
> If we wait a little longer we might be able to achieve the safe effect but
> with a more positive message.  I've been slowly updating the old "press kit
> page":
> 
> http://www.openoffice.org/marketing/press_kit.html
> 
> I also started to look at preparing new screenshots for AOO 3.4.1 and AOO
> 4.0, so there is easy to use material for articles.
> 
> And as you know, we now have the press@o.a.o email address.
> 
> Once that is done, then we could have a positive message about how we're
> helping the press.
> 
> What is the saying? You catch more flies with honey than vinegar?

sure and as I mentioned before I am not sure if it would be the best
way. I thought I could address two things in one blog. First that it is
easy to contact the project and get first hand information. And second
to raise some awareness that it is not really clever to use bad
researched or wrong material. But is probably useless anyway.

Juergen


> 
> 
> -Rob
> 
> 
> 
>> https://blogs.apache.org/preview/OOo/?previewEntry=press_it_s_easy_to
>>
>> Juergen
>>
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