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From Dave Fisher <dave2w...@comcast.net>
Subject Re: [REVIEW] draft blog.
Date Tue, 30 Jul 2013 22:39:53 GMT

On Jul 30, 2013, at 3:32 PM, Rob Weir wrote:

> On Tue, Jul 30, 2013 at 6:14 PM, Donald Whytock <dwhytock@apache.org> wrote:
>> On Tue, Jul 30, 2013 at 5:59 PM, janI <jani@apache.org> wrote:
>> 
>>> Hi
>>> 
>>> A while ago we discussed to get more bloggers.
>>> 
>>> Since I have 1 years birthday in a couple of days, I have made a blog.
>>> 
>>> I am not a native speaker, so I assume there are some mistakes in there,
>>> feel free to correct them.
>>> 
>>> But more importantly, is this a post we as community would like to make
>>> public ?
>>> 
>>> 
>>> https://blogs.apache.org/preview/OOo/?previewEntry=developer_in_aoo_1year_celebration
>>> 
>>> Please be gentle this is my first blog.
>>> 
>>> rgds
>>> jan I.
>>> 
>> 
>> Sometimes, when I'm proofing material from an EFL speaker, I find myself
>> inclined to not try to fix certain things because they look naturally
>> authentic and sincere.  Excessive proofing runs the risk of editing out
>> some of the raw passion and enthusiasm being expressed.  Especially in
>> cases like this, where passion and enthusiasm are sort of the point of the
>> blog post.
>> 
> 
> +1.  A personal-perspective post should not read like a marketing brochure.
> 
> I thought the post was great.  I'd recommend only simple corrections,
> e.g., standardize capitalization.
> 
> I think personal posts are enhanced with a photograph, if Jan has a
> suitable one.  But it is fine either way.

+1000 - this sure gives me a big smile!

Best Regards,
Dave

> 
> Regards,
> 
> -Rob
> 
>> But I can give it a shot, if you like...?
>> 
>> Don
> 
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