[Libreoffice-qa] Funding Wishlist

Rob Snelders rob at ertai.nl
Tue Nov 20 06:04:55 PST 2012

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Hi All,

As far as I think LibreOffice has a big shortage on Marketing, I don't
want to disrespect the marketing-team of LibreOffice, but I think
there are to few people doing marketing, and the tools they have are

I think we can make a huge jump forward with a Website that people can
update without HTML-skills and easily from a web-based back-end. I
don't know how to do that, as there are also people there needed.

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Rob Snelders

Op 13-10-12 22:45, Marc.Pare at LibreOffice.org schreef:
> Hi everyone,
> In trying to better assess the TDF/LibreOffice funding
> requirements, we are compiling a wishlist of funding request
> particular to your team's needs. While there is no guarantee that
> this will get you funding for any particular item, it will help to
> better assess and prioritize the project's needs.
> I have volunteered to take care of setting up, as well as,
> document (facilitate) the proposal from Florian (below)[1]
> snip ==========
> "What we effectively need now is a (senseful) wishlist from the
> various teams. Think of it as a Christmas wishlist: You write a
> dozen things on it, eventually you get two or three, which is
> fantastic!
> Besides the infrastructure and cost for ongoing operations, I can
> also imagine some developer machines are required, more travel
> funding, a marketing campaign, funds to produce collaterals and
> swags for giving them away, and many more.
> My proposal is to create a wiki page, asking the various groups to
> write down their wishes, and eventually "distill" a wishlist out of
> that.
> Does that sound senseful? Are there any volunteers for mailing the 
> various lists and compiling an initial wiki page? " (Florian
> Effenberger)
> ==========
> I think the key words in Florian's proposal are
> "senseful-whishlist". If there are multiple items, you may want to
> prioritize them in the right order.
> I have set up a wiki page to collect your team's list[2]. Feel free
> to add these to the wiki page after discussing it with your team,
> or, I can also help out with collecting your suggestions by
> re-visiting this thread and then add them to the wiki page.
> Cheers,
> Marc
> [1] 
> http://permalink.gmane.org/gmane.comp.documentation.libreoffice.marketing/6143
>  [2]
> http://wiki.documentfoundation.org/Marketing/Funding_Priorities
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