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Re: enhanced wikipedia page

by Xavier Brochard <zeroheure@gmail.com> - 26/01/2018 13:04:38
I would like to help about writing general presentation. I already do that in 
french to introduce OCA to friends. It will also help me to understand what 
OCA do which is not allways clear from  website.

Regards
Xavier Brochard
(Please CC me as I'm not an OCA member)

Le 13 janvier 2018, Elico Corp, Eric Caudal has writed :

> Hi,

> This is something that we need to fix at board level with better coordinated 
PR actions.

> 

> We have hired a new General Secretary (Rebecca Gellatly) to help the board 
in the daily tasks and this might be a good opportunity to start spreading the 
good word.

> 

> We should write articles (as neutral as possible) that we should propose to 
Internet magazines.

> 

> I do not want to hijack roles (Daniel Reis and Dave Lasley are responsible 
of marketing and Communication) but it wouldnot hurt if some volunteers could 
write general presentation (like the one for Wikipedia) or dedicated article 
and others to list potential general magazines or expert reviews where we 
could post them.

> 

> It will take probably a year or 2 before we get a "reputation" on the 
Internet so that we can safely post on Wikipedia.

> 

> 

> Your thoughts?

> --

> Eric Caudal [Founder and CEO]


> Le vendredi 12 janvier 2018, 18:03:19 CET Tom Blauwendraat a écrit :

> There seem to be really few sources available, so that's an issue.

> 

> I do think we can refer to newspaper articles in other languages though -

> so maybe there has been some coverage in Belgian, French, Spanish or Dutch

> newspapers?

> Also perhaps we can refer to the Odoo books, if OCA is mentioned in them.

> Books are reputable sources of information.

> 

> Tom

> 

> 

> 

> On Fri, Jan 12, 2018 at 12:32 PM, Xavier Brochard <zeroheure@gmail.com>

> 

> wrote:

> > The draft was rejected again by Wikipedia (Tom's improvement were not yet

> > on wikipedia). The main reason is notability and reference.

> > The reviewer left me this additional comment :

> > "References to blogs and niche online sources do not constitute widespread

> > media coverage."

> > So we need better references. I have some from CNET and ZDNET but in

> > french

> > only.

> > 

> > Xavier

> > 

> > Le mercredi 10 janvier 2018, 22:56:33 CET Tom Blauwendraat a écrit :

> > > Yes i left out the references, but i think if we mix my text with your

> > > references we can be a long way. Lets wait for comments from other

> > > contributors.

> > > 

> > > Op 10 jan. 2018 9:55 PM schreef "Xavier Brochard" <zeroheure@gmail.com>:

> > > > Your version is very good, far better than mine.

> > > > 

> > > > 2 things :

> > > > I would extend OCB explanations but it can be done later.

> > > > Don't forget to keep some references that are outside OCA (they are

> > > > required).

> >  

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