FORWARD (from Ryan Pavlik)

A respronse from Ryan Pavlik:

Jody Goldberg wrote:

> On Thu, Jan 29, 2004 at 12:13:36AM +0100, Marc Maurer wrote:
>>> I think GNOME Office needs to make more noise and get more face
time  within the next year, or I might not have anything about the users
to  add to the AWN when GOffice goes 1.2/2.0.  Maybe a /. interview
could  be arranged or something?
>> For a start, we should update the GOffice homepage, which has this
>> "Gnome Office is actually a meta-project" nonsense on it. Then, we
>> should become a 'real' office suit, with a select group of high
>> quality _office_ applications.
> Amen.
> It boils down to resources.  If someone can step up to the plate and
> work on the website it would be a huge help.
I'll do it, hardcore (x)HTML style.  I love graphic design and web site
I'm a bit short on time, but I'm better at that and marketing than I am
at psycho-nuts C++, and I can easily make time .  If you guys can do
the code, I can do the web site.
If project developers from each of the 2 or 3 "foremost" projects as
suggested to me by someone who will remain unnamed so I don't cause
problems (AbiWord, Gnumeric, and Gnome-DB) please send me a copy of your
project's logo or icon image.  Scalable vector graphics preferred,
otherwise the largest you have will do.  I'll use them to create a bit
of a branding portal for GNOME Office.
(the other projects can also send in their images, I can use them in
other ways in the layout and such.)
Also, if it's not too much of a burden, it might not be a bad idea to
release a "version" of GNOME Office, so that there's a one-download
solution going against the two main components of OO.o.  Just something
to stew around in your craniums.
Anyone who wants more information, wants to help, whatever, can
contact me.  I sometimes hang out in #abiword when I can, as RyanPavlik,
or just Ryan, if I feel lazy.
(PS.  Please relay this, someone, to the GO list, as I can't send it
there myself.  Yet.)
(PPS.  I tried to send this two nights ago (mail server all floopy), so
I've got dibs! ;)@Nelson.  If you still want to do a Wiki, that would be
good, but I think the main page should be a regular style page.  We
could cooperate and coordinate!)
I realize this is now a little bit dated, due to the fact my mail server
sucks.  However, most of it should make sense.

Marc Maurer <j m maurer student utwente nl>

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