I'm ok. Let's start!
I suggest we use your draft, it is far neutral than mine..
I will add references from the various Odoo books.
Le samedi 27 janvier 2018, 13:53:54 CET Tom Blauwendraat a écrit :
> Hi all,
> I think Eric's suggestion is very good for the long term, but:
> 1) Currently we don't even have a Wikipedia page, I think at least a small
> one is possible with the references we can muster now
> 2) Other Wikipedia pages eg. the one from Apache Foundation don't use any
> references to mainstream media, most are references to documents they host
> themselves. So I think Wikipedia is trying to uphold a higher standard for
> new articles as compared to articles that are already there.
> My proposal is to change strategy: we submit a very small (one or two
> sentences/paragraphs) basic article with the few solid references we have
> (books, OCA charter) etc.
> Then, when it gets accepted, we slowly add sentences, one by one, on it. So
> it will be managable for the volunteers, like, just do one sentence when
> you feel you have the energy... plus it's not that demotivating to see your
> whole text rejected as a whole.
> I would be willing to submit the first sentence - Xavier maybe after that
> you can add the second? Any other willing to help?
> On Fri, Jan 26, 2018 at 2:16 PM, Xavier Brochard <email@example.com>
> > 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 <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> > >
> > > 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
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